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La Vita È Bella [DVD] = Life is Beautiful

A charming but bumbling waiter who's gifted with a colorful imagination and an irresistible sense of humor has won the heart of the woman he loves and has created a beautiful life for his young family. Then that life is threatened by World War II.

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DVD

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Publish Date

1999


Format: DVD
Summary: A charming but bumbling waiter who's gifted with a colorful imagination and an irresistible sense of humor has won the heart of the woman he loves and has created a beautiful life for his young family. Then that life is threatened by World War II.
Title: La vita è bella [DVD] = Life is beautiful / Miramax Films ; Cecchi Gori Group ; Mario e Vittorio Cecchi Gori presentano ; una produzione Melampo Cinematografica ; Roberto Benigni presenta ; soggetto e sceneggiatura di Vincenzo Cerami e Roberto Benigni ; prodotto da Elda Ferri e Gianluigi Braschi ; regia di Roberto Benigni.
Publisher Date: Burbank, CA : Miramax Films : Distributed by Buena Vista Home Video, [1999]
Subject: World War, 1939-1945 -- Italy -- Drama. Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- Drama Jews -- Persecutions -- Italy -- Drama. Concentration camps -- Drama. Love -- Drama
Current Holds: 1
System Items Available: 1
System Items Total: 3
Call Number: 791.43 Lif
Oclc: 42827914
Upc: 031398137726
Bib Id: 267467

Format: DVD
Uniform Title: Vita è bella (Motion picture)
Summary: A charming but bumbling waiter who's gifted with a colorful imagination and an irresistible sense of humor has won the heart of the woman he loves and has created a beautiful life for his young family. Then that life is threatened by World War II.
Title: La vita è bella [DVD] = Life is beautiful / Miramax Films ; Cecchi Gori Group ; Mario e Vittorio Cecchi Gori presentano ; una produzione Melampo Cinematografica ; Roberto Benigni presenta ; soggetto e sceneggiatura di Vincenzo Cerami e Roberto Benigni ; prodotto da Elda Ferri e Gianluigi Braschi ; regia di Roberto Benigni.
Publisher, Date: Burbank, CA : Miramax Films : Distributed by Buena Vista Home Video, [1999]
Description: 1 videodisc (116 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Target Audience Note: MPAA rating: PG-13.
Series: Miramax collector's series
Series: Miramax award-winning collection
Series: Miramax collector's series
Series: Miramax award-winning collection
Subjects: World War, 1939-1945 -- Italy -- Drama.
Subjects: Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- Drama
Subjects: Jews -- Persecutions -- Italy -- Drama.
Subjects: Concentration camps -- Drama.
Subjects: Love -- Drama
Genre: Comedy films
Genre: Historical films
Genre: Romantic comedy films
Genre: Feature films -- Italy.
Genre: Italian language films
Genre: Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Other Author: Benigni, Roberto
Other Author: Ferri, Elda.
Other Author: Braschi, Gianluigi.
Other Author: Cerami, Vincenzo, 1940-2013.
Other Author: Braschi, Nicoletta, 1960-
Other Author: Durano, Giustino, 1923-
Other Author: Bustric, Sergio
Other Author: Alfonsi, Lydia
Other Author: Cantarini, Giorgio
Other Author: Paredes, Marisa, 1946-
Other Author: Buchholz, Horst, 1933-2003
Other Author: Piovani, Nicola
Other Author: Miramax Films
Other Author: Cecchi Gori Group (Firm)
Other Author: Melampo cinematografica
Other Author: Miramax Home Entertainment (Firm)
Other Author: Buena Vista Home Entertainment (Firm)
Other Title: Life is beautiful [DVD]
Notes: Originally released as an Italian motion picture in 1997.
Notes: Series title on some packaging: Miramax award-winning collection.
Notes: Special features: Theatrical trailer (2 min.); Making life beautiful [featurette] (24 min.); TV spots (6 min.); Film recommendations [text feature].
Notes: Fotografia [director of photography], Tonino Delli Colli ; montaggio [editor], Simona Paggi ; musica di Nicola Piovani ; scenografia costumi arredamento, Danilo Donati.
Notes: Roberto Benigni (Guido), Nicoletta Braschi (Dora), Giustino Durano (Zio), Sergio Bustric (Ferruccio), Lydia Alfonsi (Guiccairdini), Giorgio Cantarini (Giosué), Horst Buchholz (Dottor Lessing), Marisa Paredes (Madre di Dora).
Notes: DVD; Region 1, NTSC; Dolby Digital stereo; widescreen presentation in original theatrical aspect ratio 1.85:1; dual layer.
Notes: In Italian or dubbed English with optional subtitles in English; closed-captioned in English.
Notes: Winner, 1998 Academy Awards for Best Actor in a Leading Role: Roberto Benigni; Best Foreign Language Film: Italy; Best Music, Original Dramatic Score: Nicola Piovani; Winner, 1998 Cannes Film Festival Grand Prize of the Jury: Roberto Benigni; Winner, 1998 David di Donatello Awards [Italian Film Academy] for Migliore Scenografo (Best Production Design) and Migliore Costumista (Best Costume Design): Danilo Donati; Migliore Direttore della Fotografia (Best Cinematography): Tonino Delli Colli; Migliore Produttore (Best Producer): Elda Ferri, Gianluigi Braschi; Migliore Sceneggiatura (Best Screenplay): Roberto Benigni, Vincenzo Cerami; Miglior Film (Best Film); Migliore Attore Protagonista (Best Actor) and Migliore Regista (Best Director): Roberto Benigni.
Contents: Program start -- "Good morning, princess!" -- "We're in the city!" -- Great escape -- New waiter -- "Schopenhauer willpower" -- "When I suddenly appear" -- "A light meal" -- "The superior race" -- "Turn around" -- Stealing the princess -- Signs from heaven -- Jewish horse -- Wedding announcement -- Two become three -- Grandma -- Birthday party -- "Where are we going?" -- First prize -- Learning the rules -- First day -- Showers -- Doctor -- "Buttons & soap" -- "For life" -- "The journey that had to be" -- End credits.
Publisher Number: 17490
Requests: 1
Available Copies: 1
Total Copies: 3
Medium: [DVD] =
Call Number: 791.43 Lif