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Benigni, Roberto

Works: 346 works in 1,372 publications in 9 languages and 13,108 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Fiction  Film adaptations  History  Comedy films  Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Love stories  Interviews  Romantic comedy films 
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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Life is beautiful by Roberto Benigni( visu )
82 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 2,239 libraries worldwide
Guido's gifted imagination and sense of humour has won the heart of the woman he loved and created a beautiful life for his young family. When the life is threatened by World War II, Guido must rely on those very same strenghts to save his beloved wife and son from an unthinkable fate
La vita è bella Life is beautiful by Roberto Benigni( visu )
66 editions published between 1997 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 1,434 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( visu )
24 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,296 libraries worldwide
"...It provides the sort of pleasure Allen seems able to generate almost on demand."--Roger Ebert
Down by law by Jim Jarmusch( visu )
77 editions published between 1986 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 1,047 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( visu )
47 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 866 libraries worldwide
Elf korte films van Jim Jarmusch, die allemaal één ding gemeen hebben: koffie en sigaretten. In de café-setting wordt over zeer diverse onderwerpen gesproken, zoals het effect van koffie op de snelheid van je dromen, het verband tussen muziek en geneeskunde en de (gemene) tweelingbroer van Elvis Presley
Night on earth by Jim Jarmusch( visu )
22 editions published between 1992 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 615 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( visu )
53 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 487 libraries worldwide
A wooden puppet has a series of adventures on his way to becoming "a real boy."
Johnny Stecchino by Roberto Benigni( visu )
47 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 365 libraries worldwide
Showcasing the brilliance of Italian cinema,Johnny Stecchino and Mediterraneo stack upagainst the world's best comedy with ease.With Roberto Benigni's outstanding comictiming and Mediterraneo's charm, there isno doubt that these two films will put a smileon your face and laughter in your belly
La tigre e la neve The tiger and the snow ( visu )
21 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 333 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 libraries worldwide
Press kit includes 1 pamphlet
La vita è bella by Roberto Benigni( Book )
25 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in Italian and Dutch and held by 222 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 ( visu )
5 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in Italian and held by 219 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 ( visu )
24 editions published between 1994 and 2006 in Italian and Undetermined and held by 172 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 ( visu )
12 editions published between 1993 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 165 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 ( visu )
12 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 130 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 )
11 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in Italian and held by 111 libraries worldwide
Blake Edwards' Son of the Pink Panther ( visu )
3 editions published between 1993 and 2005 in English and held by 106 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 ( visu )
11 editions published between 1997 and 2000 in English and Italian and held by 104 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
Il Mostro The monster ( visu )
3 editions published between 1994 and 1997 in Italian and held by 86 libraries worldwide
A farce of mistaken identity. The life of a struggling con-artist becomes complicated when he is mistaken for a rapist and serial killer who has been terrorizing the area
Asterix & Obelix bij de Britten by Claude Zidi( visu )
25 editions published between 1999 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 84 libraries worldwide
Set in 50 B.C., Asterix and Obelix are a pair of comedic heroes living in a small but well-protected village in Gual, where a magic potion concocted by Druids turns the townsfolk into mighty soldiers. When Roman troops carve a path through Gaul to reach the English Channel, Caesar and his aide de camp Detritus discover the secret elixir and capture the Druid leader who knows its formula and Asterix and Obelix are sent off to rescue them
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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
Italian (301)
English (233)
French (34)
German (20)
Spanish (7)
Multiple languages (6)
Dutch (5)
Polish (2)
Turkish (1)
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