Life Is Beautiful (La vita è bella) 24 years old

An unforgettable fable that proves love, family and imagination conquer all.

Life Is Beautiful

A touching story of an Italian book seller of Jewish ancestry who lives in his own little fairy tale. His creative and happy life would come to an abrupt halt when his entire family is deported to a concentration camp during World War II. While locked up he tries to convince his son that the whole thing is just a game.

Credits

Life Is Beautiful Cast

Name Character
Giorgio Cantarini He was 6, now 30 years old as Giosué Orefice
Roberto Benigni He was 45, now 69 years old as Guido Orefice
Pietro De Silva He was 33, now 57 years old as Bartolomeo
Marisa Paredes She was 52, now 76 years old as Madre di Dora
Gina Rovere She was 63, now 87 years old as Dora's Maid
Verena Buratti She was 33, now 57 years old as German Auxilliary
Omero Antonutti He was 63, 84 years old when he died as Narrator (voice) (uncredited)
Nicoletta Braschi She was 38, now 62 years old as Dora
Richard Sammel He was 38, now 62 years old as German Lieutenant at Station
Giustino Durano He was 75, 78 years old when he died as Eliseo Orefice
Horst Buchholz He was 64, 69 years old when he died as Dottore Lessing
Lidia Alfonsi She was 70, now 94 years old as Signora Guicciardini
Hannes Hellmann He was 43, now 67 years old as German Corporal
Giuliana Lojodice She was 58, now 81 years old as Direttrice
Antonio Prester He was 43, now 66 years old as Bruno
Laura Susanne Ruedeberg as German Auxilliary
Wolfgang Hillinger as German Major at Party
Andrea Tidona He was 46, now 70 years old as Grand Hotel Doorman
Sergio Bini Bustric as Ferruccio
Francesco Guzzo as Vittorino
Amerigo Fontani He was 43, now 66 years old as Rodolfo

Life Is Beautiful Crew

Name Department
John Davis as Producer. He was 448 (55) years old when He died Production
Giovanni Corridori as Special Effects. He was 59 (now 83) years old Crew
Gianluigi Braschi as Producer. He was 35 (45) years old when He died Production
Simona Paggi as Editor. She was 35 (now 59) years old Editing
Danilo Donati as Production Design. He was 72 (75) years old when He died Art
Danilo Donati as Art Direction. He was 72 (75) years old when He died Art
Danilo Donati as Costume Design. He was 72 (75) years old when He died Costume & Make-Up
Tonino Delli Colli as Director of Photography. He was 74 (81) years old when He died Camera
Benni Atria as Assistant Editor. He was 36 (now 59) years old Editing
Agnès Mentre as Executive Producer. Production
Gianni Arduini as Assistant Director. Directing
Savannah Haske as Casting Associate. She was 20 (now 44) years old Production
Life Is Beautiful poster
Life Is Beautiful (24 years)

An unforgettable fable that proves love, family and imagination conquer all.

  • Release day: Saturday, December 20, 1997
  • Runtime: 116 minutes
  • Budget: 20000000.00
  • Revenue: 230098753.00