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Benigni, Roberto

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Works: 334 works in 1,276 publications in 10 languages and 12,959 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Fiction  Juvenile works  Musical films  Puppet films  Dance films  History  Comedy films  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography 
Roles: Actor, Director, Author of screenplay, Performer, Other, Scenarist, Narrator, Film editor, Creator, Conceptor, Adapter, Interviewee, Author of introduction, Composer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Publications about Roberto Benigni
Publications by Roberto Benigni
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Most widely held works by Roberto Benigni
La vita è bella Life is beautiful by Roberto Benigni( visu )
199 editions published between 1997 and 2012 in 9 languages and held by 3,866 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. DVD
To Rome with love by Woody Allen( visu )
19 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,228 libraries worldwide
To Rome with love est une invitation magique à la découverte de la Ville éternelle. A travers les histoires tumultueuses de ses personnages, simples quidams ou visiteurs pour l'été, l'amour côtoie l'humour et la ville nous embarque dans des aventures piquantes et pleines de fantaisie [Jaquette]
Down by law by Jim Jarmusch( visu )
68 editions published between 1986 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 1,028 libraries worldwide
A comedy feature about two lowlifes, a small time pimp and an unemployed disc jockey, framed for crimes 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( visu )
45 editions published between 1986 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 861 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( visu )
20 editions published between 1991 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 608 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
Life is beautiful = La vita è bella by Roberto Benigni( Book )
53 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 544 libraries worldwide
Press kit includes 1 pamphlet
Pinocchio ( visu )
52 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 488 libraries worldwide
A wooden puppet has a series of adventures on his way to becoming "a real boy."
La tigre e la neve The tiger and the snow ( visu )
13 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in Italian and Undetermined and held by 314 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
Johnny Stecchino ( visu )
12 editions published between 1991 and 2006 in Italian and held by 255 libraries worldwide
The drop-dead gorgeous wife of the notorious mafioso Johnny Toothpick discovers a naive bus driver who's a dead-ringer for her on the lam and under the gun husband and schemes to switch the two men
Il Mostro ( visu )
6 editions published between 1994 and 1999 in Italian and held by 217 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
Federico Fellini sono un gran bugiardo = I'm a big liar by Damian Pettigrew( visu )
3 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in Italian and held by 208 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
Blake Edwards' Son of the Pink Panther ( visu )
6 editions published between 1993 and 2005 in English and held by 203 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
Johnny Stecchino by Roberto Benigni( visu )
36 editions published between 1991 and 2009 in 6 languages and held by 128 libraries worldwide
Dante is a kind-hearted but naive buffoon who is happy driving the school bus for a group of disabled children but feels he is somehow missing on life and love. His fortunes take a dramatic turn when he meets Maria, a dangerous driver who seems immediately enamoured of him
Il mio Dante by Roberto Benigni( Book )
11 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in Italian and held by 108 libraries worldwide
The tiger and the snow ( visu )
9 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 85 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
Son of the Pink Panther by Blake Edwards( visu )
15 editions published between 1994 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 79 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
E l'alluce fu : monologhi & gag by Roberto Benigni( Book )
8 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in Italian and held by 77 libraries worldwide
La voce della luna by Federico Fellini( visu )
37 editions published between 1989 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 76 libraries worldwide
The main character is certain that wells talk to him, that colonies are obsessed by echoes and that deserts are sad. His perceptions greatly increase during the time of the full moon
Non ci resta che piangere by Roberto Benigni( visu )
21 editions published between 1984 and 2008 in Italian and held by 75 libraries worldwide
A teacher and his cousin get lost in the Tuscan countryside during a storm, waking up to find themselves in the 15th Century, where they try to explain modern technology to Leonardo da Vinci and prevent Christopher Columbus from discovering America
Peter and the wolf a Prokofiev fantasy by Sergey Prokofiev( visu )
4 editions published in 2007 in English and Multiple languages and held by 75 libraries worldwide
"A delightful DVD of Prokofiev's universally beloved and popular "musical tale," brought to life by human actors in a fairytale world inhabited by Muppet-like characters. Pop star Sting (The Police) lends his voice to a Sting puppet for the witty, enlightening commentary that guides the viewer through this charming suite. Also included is the Italian version with commentary by Academy Award-winner Roberto Benigni, (Life is Beautiful) acted out by a Benigni puppet."--Www.hbdirect.com (viewed on Jan. 24, 2008)
 
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Alternative Names
Benigni, R. (Roberto)
Benigni, Roberto, 1952-
Benigni, Roberto Remigio
ベニーニ, ロベルト
Languages
Italian (314)
English (214)
German (58)
French (42)
Spanish (10)
Dutch (5)
Japanese (4)
Multiple languages (4)
Turkish (2)
Polish (2)
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