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LIFE IS BEAUTIFUL (1997)

A film by Roberto benigni.

Stars: Roberto Benigni, Nicoletta Braschi and Giorgio Cantarini

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.

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