Life is Beautiful

1997 – 116 minutes.

In 1930s Italy, a carefree Jewish book keeper named Guido starts a fairy tale life by courting and marrying a lovely woman from a nearby city. Guido and his wife have a son and live happily together until the occupation of Italy by German forces. In an attempt to hold his family together and help his son survive the horrors of a Jewish Concentration Camp, Guido imagines that the Holocaust is a game and that the grand prize for winning is a tank.(IMDB)

Credits

Themes
War and armed conflict
Content rating
12
Suitable for
havo/vwo onderbouw
vmbo b/k - leerjaar 1 & 2
vmbo t - leerjaar 1 & 2
Director
Roberto Benigni
Country
Italy
Type
Fiction
Duration
116 minutes
Year
1997