WorldCat Identities

Benigni, Roberto

Overview
Works: 361 works in 1,421 publications in 9 languages and 13,408 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Fiction  History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Comedy films  Biography  Love stories  Interviews  Film adaptations  Juvenile works 
Roles: Actor, Director, Author of screenplay, Author, Performer, Other, Scenarist, Narrator, Film editor, Creator, Conceptor, fmd, Interviewee, Adapter, Author of introduction, Composer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Life is beautiful by Roberto Benigni ( Visual )
82 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 2,298 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In 1930s Italy a bumbling Jewish 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. But that life is threatened by World War II
La vita è bella Life is beautiful by Roberto Benigni ( Visual )
72 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 1,487 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
During World War II an Italian Jewish man uses his vivid imagination to convince his son they're playing a game at a concentration camp in order to keep his son's spirits up
To Rome with love by Woody Allen ( Visual )
25 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,321 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set in the romantic city of Rome. The intertwining stories of a worker who wakes up to find himself a celebrity, an architect who takes a trip back to the street he lived on as a student, a young couple on their honeymoon, and a frustrated opera director who has a talent for discovering talented singers
Down by law by Jim Jarmusch ( Visual )
84 editions published between 1986 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 1,069 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A comedy feature about two lowlifes, a small time pimp and an unemployed disc jockey, framed for a crime they didn't commit, who escape from jail with an eccentric Italian tourist. Set in New Orleans and the swamps of Louisiana
Coffee and cigarettes by Jim Jarmusch ( Visual )
47 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 876 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A collection of eleven stories that range from Bill Murray's hilarious delivery of java and advice to Wu-Tang Clan's RZA and GZA to an interchange steeped in jealousy between a successful actress and her bitter cousin
Night on earth by Jim Jarmusch ( Visual )
24 editions published between 1992 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 624 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A collection of five stories involving cab drivers in five different cities. Los Angeles - A talent agent for the movies discovers her cab driver would be perfect to cast, but the cabbie is reluctant to give up her solid cab driver's career. New York - An immigrant cab driver is continually lost in a city and culture he doesn't understand. Paris - A blind girl takes a ride with a cab driver from the Ivory Coast and they talk about life and blindness. Rome - A gregarious cabbie picks up an ailing man and virtually talks him to death. Helsinki - an industrial worker gets laid off and he and his compatriots discuss the bleakness and unfairness of love and life and death
Pinocchio by Carlo Collodi ( Visual )
56 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 501 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A wooden puppet has a series of adventures on his way to becoming "a real boy."
Johnny Stecchino by Roberto Benigni ( Visual )
45 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 359 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The gorgeous wife of the notorious mafioso Johnny Toothpick discovers a naive bus driver who resembles her husband and schemes to switch the two men
La tigre e la neve The tiger and the snow ( Visual )
21 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 342 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Soon after the start of hostilities in Iraq, Rome-based, love-struck poet and lecturer Attilio heads to Baghdad when he learns from his friend, an Iraqi poet, that the woman he loves has been critically injured in a bomb explosion. Attilio does everything in his power to save her, risking his own life amidst the chaos of war
Life is beautiful = La vita è bella by Roberto Benigni ( Book )
22 editions published between 1966 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 299 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Press kit includes 1 pamphlet
La vita è bella by Roberto Benigni ( Book )
23 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in Italian and Dutch and held by 224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Scenario van de film van de Italiaanse regisseur, waarin een joodse man in een Duits concentratiekamp zijn zoontje de reddende rol van de humor bijbrengt door hem de verschrikkingen als onderdeel van een spel te laten zien
Federico Fellini sono un gran bugiardo = I'm a big liar ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in Italian and held by 215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Laced with interviews and classic clips, the film literally retraces Fellini's footsteps dramatizing Fellini's vision and the same world minus that vision. What results is no mere portrait, but an energetic, philosophical inquiry
Il Mostro ( Visual )
24 editions published between 1994 and 2006 in Italian and Undetermined and held by 175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A vicious serial killer is on the loose committing rape and murder. Landscape gardener and shop-window outfitter Loris is the prime suspect, due to his unfortunate habit of getting caught in compromising yet innocent situations. An undercover policewoman is assigned to watch the suspect and find evidence for his arrest
Son of the pink panther ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1993 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The bumbling, accident-prone dimwit assigned to help Commissioner Dreyfus rescue a kidnapped princess turns out to be the illigitimate son of Inspector Clouseau
The tiger and the snow ( Visual )
13 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Tiger and the Snow is about a Roman poet and lecturer named Attilio (Benigni) who feels compelled to head to Baghdad when he discovers that the woman he loves, Vittoria (Nicoletta Braschi) has been seriously injured during a bomb explosion. Moving heaven and earth, he manages to get to Iraq, and through a combination of luck and pig-headedness, and inspired by his passionate love of Vittoria, he finds the hospital where Vittoria has been taken. Unconscious, and more dead than alive, the woman of his dreams is in need of a drug that will relieve the pressure of the cerebral edema that is killing her. Given that there is nothing immediately available, Attilio goes off into the city in search of the drug, to find only abandoned pharmacies and ruins. Refusing to abandon hope, Attilio must confront the horrors and disasters of war to save the love of his life
Il mio Dante by Roberto Benigni ( Book )
16 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in Italian and German and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Die hoch komische und heiss glühende Liebeserklärung an einen Klassiker der Weltliteratur Natürlich kennen Sie Dantes "Göttliche Komödie". Natürlich wissen Sie, dass sie zu den wichtigsten Texten unserer Kultur gehört, dass sie die ganze Welt umfasst, vor allem aber die Hölle und das Paradies noch dazu. Aber Hand aufs Herz: Haben Sie sie tatsächlich einmal gelesen? Macht nichts. Denn jetzt haben Sie die Gelegenheit, mit dem Schauspieler Roberto Benigni auf eine schaurig schöne Entdeckungstour durch Dantes ungeheuerlichen Kosmos zu gehen. Benigni ist seinem Dante verfallen. Und mit seiner masslosen, hinreissend komischen und bewundernd respektlosen Liebeserklärung wird jeder Leser zum verzauberten Dante-Anhänger. Mit einem Vorwort von Umberto Eco
Blake Edwards' Son of the Pink Panther ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1993 and 2005 in English and held by 112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Jacques Gambrelli, a hopelessly inept French policeman, turns out to be the illegitimate son of Inspector Clouseau. Gambrelli becomes involved with the investigation of a kidnapping involving the beautiful Princess Yasmin
Life is beautiful = La vita è bella ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1997 and 2000 in English and Italian and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This film transports you to a world that even in its darkest moments, shines a light of hope and joy. A magical tale, it tells the captivating story of one man's love for his family and his ability to use the power of imagination to save them. A deeply moving, intensely funny and unforgettable masterpiece that will stay with you always
Asterix & Obelix bij de Britten by Christian Clavier ( Visual )
33 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in 6 languages and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The little village of the Asterix and Obelix comic books is in trouble: it is the last place not controlled by Rome
E l'alluce fu : monologhi & gag by Roberto Benigni ( Book )
9 editions published between 1996 and 1999 in Italian and Spanish and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Benigni, R.
Benigni, R. (Roberto)
Benigni, Roberto 1952-
Benigni, Roberto Remigio
ベニーニ, ロベルト
Languages
Italian (314)
English (239)
French (35)
German (30)
Spanish (10)
Multiple languages (6)
Dutch (5)
Polish (2)
Turkish (1)
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