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The Resource Life is beautiful = : La vita e bella, Miramax Films ; Cecchi Gori Group ; Mario e Vittorio Cecchi Gori presentano una produzione Melampo Cinematografica ; soggetto e sceneggiatura di Vincenzo Cerami e Roberto Benigni ; prodotto da Elda Ferri e Gianluigi Braschi ; regia di Roberto Benigni, (videorecording)

Life is beautiful = : La vita e bella, Miramax Films ; Cecchi Gori Group ; Mario e Vittorio Cecchi Gori presentano una produzione Melampo Cinematografica ; soggetto e sceneggiatura di Vincenzo Cerami e Roberto Benigni ; prodotto da Elda Ferri e Gianluigi Braschi ; regia di Roberto Benigni, (videorecording)

Label
Life is beautiful = : La vita e bella
Title
Life is beautiful =
Title remainder
La vita e bella
Statement of responsibility
Miramax Films ; Cecchi Gori Group ; Mario e Vittorio Cecchi Gori presentano una produzione Melampo Cinematografica ; soggetto e sceneggiatura di Vincenzo Cerami e Roberto Benigni ; prodotto da Elda Ferri e Gianluigi Braschi ; regia di Roberto Benigni
Title variation
Vita e bella
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • ita
  • eng
  • eng
  • ita
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
Member of
Awards note
1998 Academy Awards: Best actor (Benigni), Best foreign language film, Best dramatic score.
Cataloging source
WCM
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Tonino Delli Colli; film editor, Simona Paggi; music, Nicola Piovani
Intended audience
Rated: PG-13; for Holocaust-related thematic elements
Language note
  • English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH)
  • In Italian, Italian with English subtitles, or English
PerformerNote
Roberto Benigni, Nicoletta Braschi, Giustino Durano, Sergio Bustric, Lydia Alfonsi, Giorgio Cantarini, Horst Buchholz, Marisa Paredes
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1940-2013
  • 1960-
  • 1946-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Benigni, Roberto
  • Cerami, Vincenzo
  • Braschi, Nicoletta
  • Durano, Giustino
  • Bustric, Sergio
  • Alfonsi, Lydia
  • Cantarini, Giorgio
  • Buchholz, Horst
  • Paredes, Marisa
  • Piovani, Nicola
  • Miramax Films
  • Cecchi Gori Group (Firm)
  • Melampo cinematografica
  • Miramax Home Entertainment (Firm)
  • Buena Vista Home Entertainment (Firm)
Runtime
116
Series statement
  • Miramax collector's series
  • Miramax award-winning collection
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945)
  • Jews
  • Concentration camps
  • Love
Technique
live action
Label
Life is beautiful = : La vita e bella, Miramax Films ; Cecchi Gori Group ; Mario e Vittorio Cecchi Gori presentano una produzione Melampo Cinematografica ; soggetto e sceneggiatura di Vincenzo Cerami e Roberto Benigni ; prodotto da Elda Ferri e Gianluigi Braschi ; regia di Roberto Benigni, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as motion picture in 1997
  • Includes theatrical trailer, featurette, and Academy Award TV commercials
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Control code
ocm42827914
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen version.
Extent
1 videodisc (116 min.)
Isbn
9780788816208
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 717951003089
  • 031398137726
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
  • 17490
  • 30478
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 224326
  • 486394
System details
DVD ; region 1 ; widescreen (1.85:1) ; Dolby Digital 5.1
Video recording format
laserdisc
Label
Life is beautiful = : La vita e bella, Miramax Films ; Cecchi Gori Group ; Mario e Vittorio Cecchi Gori presentano una produzione Melampo Cinematografica ; soggetto e sceneggiatura di Vincenzo Cerami e Roberto Benigni ; prodotto da Elda Ferri e Gianluigi Braschi ; regia di Roberto Benigni, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as motion picture in 1997
  • Includes theatrical trailer, featurette, and Academy Award TV commercials
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Control code
ocm42827914
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen version.
Extent
1 videodisc (116 min.)
Isbn
9780788816208
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 717951003089
  • 031398137726
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
  • 17490
  • 30478
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 224326
  • 486394
System details
DVD ; region 1 ; widescreen (1.85:1) ; Dolby Digital 5.1
Video recording format
laserdisc

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