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Zhiznʹ prekrasna = Life is beautiful

Author: Roberto BenigniNicoletta BraschiGiustino DuranoHorst BuchholzMarisa ParedesAll authors
Publisher: [Moskva : Video Jazz?, 1999]
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : Russian
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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. But then, that life is threatened by World War II ... and a beloved wife and son are saved from an unthinkable fate!
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Genre/Form: Drama
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Roberto Benigni; Nicoletta Braschi; Giustino Durano; Horst Buchholz; Marisa Paredes; John M Davis; Rod Dean; Jonathan Nichols; Cecchi Gori Group (Firm); Miramax Films.; Alliance Atlantis (Firm)
OCLC Number: 44994628
Language Note: Russian dubbed version.
Notes: Originally produced as a motion picture in Italian language under Italian title: La Vita è bella.
Nicola Piovani's music recorded at Studio Forum Music Village of Rome with the Orchestra deli Accadimia Musicale Italiana AMIT.
Credits: Directed by Roberto Benigni ; story and screenplay by Vincenzo Cerami and Roberto Benigni ; line producer, Mario Cotone ; produced by Elda Ferri and Gianluigi Braschi ; director of photography, Tonino Delli Colli ; camera operator, Roberto Brega ; production design, costumes, and art direction, Danilo Donati ; special effects, Ditta G. Corridoni ; film editor, Simona Paggi ; music written, orchestrated, re-created and conducted by Nicola Piovani ; historical adviser, Marcello Pezzetti ; special thanks to Auschwitz survivors, Liliano Picciotto Fangion, Schloma Venezia, Nedo Fiano.
Performer(s): Roberto Benigni, Nicoletta Braschi, Giutino Durano, Sergio Bustric, Giuliana Lojodice, Amerigo Fontani, Pietro De Silva, Francesco Guzzo, Raffaella Lebboroni, Giorgio Cantarini as Joshua, with the participation of Marisa Paredes and Horst Buchholz; English voice cast: Jonathan Nichols, Ilaria Bonnelli, James Falzone, Sam Fontana, Chip Bolcik, Nicholas Kepros, Horst Buchholz.
Awards: Winner of Academy Awards for 1998 best actor, Roberto Benigni, best foreign language film, and best dramatic score.
Target Audience: Rated PG-13.
Description: 1 videocassette (ca. 118 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS format.
Other Titles: Life is beautiful.
Responsibility: Miramax Films ; Cecchi Gori Group ; Mario and Vittorio Cecchi Gori present a Melampo Cinematografica production ; directed by Roberto Benigni ; English language version, producer, John M. Davis ; director, Rod Dean.

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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. But then, that life is threatened by World War II ... and a beloved wife and son are saved from an unthinkable fate!

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