Ratings

MetaCritic Rating 59%
TMDB Rating 8.5
IMDB Rating 8.6
RottenTomatoes Rating 80%

Financials

Revenue: $229,400,000

Budget: $20,000,000

Profit: + $209,400,000


Movie Details

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

Status: Released

Average Rating: 9

Release Date: Dec 20, 1997

Rating: PG-13

Run Time: 1h 56m

Original Language: Italian

Website: -

Production Countries: Italy

Production Companies: Melampo Cinematografica , Miramax , StudioCanal


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Synopsis

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.


Main Cast

Roberto Benigni

Roberto Benigni

Guido Orefice

Age : 67 | Popularity : 26%

Nicoletta Braschi

Nicoletta Braschi

Dora

Age : 59 | Popularity : 11%

Giorgio Cantarini

Giorgio Cantarini

Giosué Orefice

Age : 27 | Popularity : 17%

Giustino Durano

Giustino Durano

Eliseo Orefice

Age : 78 | Popularity : 10%

Amerigo Fontani

Amerigo Fontani

Rodolfo

Age : 64 | Popularity : 6%

Sergio Bini Bustric

Sergio Bini Bustric

Ferruccio

Age : N/A | Popularity : 4%

Lidia Alfonsi

Lidia Alfonsi

Signora Guicciardini

Age : 92 | Popularity : 4%

Horst Buchholz

Horst Buchholz

Dottore Lessing

Age : 69 | Popularity : 15%


Crew

Department Role Name
Directing Director
Roberto Benigni
Roberto Benigni
Assistant Director
Gianni Arduini
Gianni Arduini
Production Producer
Gianluigi Braschi
Gianluigi Braschi
John Davis
John Davis
Elda Ferri
Elda Ferri
Production Manager
Tullio Lullo
Tullio Lullo
Attilio Viti
Attilio Viti
Line Producer
Mario Cotone
Mario Cotone
Casting
Shaila Rubin
Shaila Rubin
Executive Producer
Agnès Mentre
Agnès Mentre
Casting Associate
Savannah Haske
Savannah Haske
Writing Screenplay
Roberto Benigni
Roberto Benigni
Vincenzo Cerami
Vincenzo Cerami
Camera Director of Photography
Tonino Delli Colli
Tonino Delli Colli
Editing Editor
Simona Paggi
Simona Paggi
Color Timer
Pasquale Cuzzupoli
Pasquale Cuzzupoli
Assistant Editor
Benni Atria
Benni Atria
Sound Original Music Composer
Nicola Piovani
Nicola Piovani
ADR & Dubbing
David H. Kramer
David H. Kramer
Orchestrator
Nicola Piovani
Nicola Piovani
Art Production Design
Danilo Donati
Danilo Donati
Art Direction
Danilo Donati
Danilo Donati
Costume & Make-Up Costume Design
Danilo Donati
Danilo Donati
Crew Special Effects
Giovanni Corridori
Giovanni Corridori
Kenneth Cassar
Kenneth Cassar
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