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The Resource Life is beautiful, 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, 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
Title
Life is beautiful
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
Contributor
Actor
Author of screenplay,
Director
Producer
Subject
Genre
Language
  • ita
  • eng
  • ita
Summary
In 1930s Italy a bumbling Jewish 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. But that life is threatened by World War II, and Guido must rely on those very same strengths to save his beloved wife and son from an unthinkable fate
Awards note
Academy Awards for Best Actor (Benigni), Best Foreign Language Film, and Best Dramatic Score, 1998.
Cataloging source
CUV
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Photography, Tonino Delli Colli ; editing, Simona Paggi ; music, Nicola Pavani
Dewey number
791.4372
Intended audience
MPAA: PG-13 for Holocaust-related thematic elements
Language note
  • In Italian with English subtitles; includes English language track
  • Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.L574 2002
PerformerNote
Roberto Benigni, Nicoletta Braschi, Giustino Durano, Sergio Bustric, Lydia Alfonsi, Giuliana Lojodice, Amerigo Fontani, Pietro De Silva, Francesco Guzzo, Raffaella Lebboroni, Giorgio Cantarini, Marisa Paredes, Horst Bucholz
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1960-
  • 1940-2013
  • 1923-
  • 1946-
  • 1933-2003
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Benigni, Roberto
  • Braschi, Nicoletta
  • Ferri, Elda
  • Braschi, Gianluigi
  • Cerami, Vincenzo
  • Cecchi Gori, Mario
  • Cecchi Gori, Vittorio
  • Durano, Giustino
  • Bustric, Sergio
  • Alfonsi, Lydia
  • Lojodice, Giuliana
  • Cantarini, Giorgio
  • Paredes, Marisa
  • Buchholz, Horst
  • Delli Colli, Tonino
  • Cecchi Gori Group (Firm)
  • Melampo cinematografica
  • Miramax Films
  • Miramax Home Entertainment (Firm)
  • Buena Vista Home Entertainment (Firm)
Runtime
116
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Concentration camps
  • Families
  • Foreign language films
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Life is beautiful, 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 produced in Italy in 1997 as a motion picture
  • Special features: Making life beautiful featurette, Academy Award TV commercials, theatrical trailer
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm50399832
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
DVD Italian edition.
Extent
1 videodisc (116 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
FOREIGN 791.4362 LIFE ; XX-D ; 1DVD/1AW ; DIALOGUE IN ITALIAN/ENGLISH ; [A17MD081, #8, 3@14.99, es/RT ] ; CNC 3/18.
Other control number
031398267775
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
30478
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 50399832
  • (OCoLC)50399832
System details
DVD ; Widescreen (1.85:1) ; Recorded in Dolby digital 5.1 surround sound stereo ; Dual-layer format
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Life is beautiful, 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 produced in Italy in 1997 as a motion picture
  • Special features: Making life beautiful featurette, Academy Award TV commercials, theatrical trailer
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm50399832
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
DVD Italian edition.
Extent
1 videodisc (116 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
FOREIGN 791.4362 LIFE ; XX-D ; 1DVD/1AW ; DIALOGUE IN ITALIAN/ENGLISH ; [A17MD081, #8, 3@14.99, es/RT ] ; CNC 3/18.
Other control number
031398267775
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
30478
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 50399832
  • (OCoLC)50399832
System details
DVD ; Widescreen (1.85:1) ; Recorded in Dolby digital 5.1 surround sound stereo ; Dual-layer format
Video recording format
DVD

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