Life Is Beautiful poster

Life Is Beautiful 1997

La vita è bella

About 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.

Life Is Beautiful Cast

Life Is Beautiful Crew

Directing

Roberto BenigniDirector
Gianni ArduiniAssistant director

Production

Gianluigi BraschiProducer
John DavisProducer
Elda FerriProducer
Tullio LulloProduction manager
Mario CotoneLine producer
Shaila RubinCasting
Agnès MentreExecutive producer
Attilio VitiProduction manager
Savannah HaskeCasting associate

Writing

Roberto BenigniScreenplay
Vincenzo CeramiScreenplay

Camera

Tonino Delli ColliDirector of photography

Editing

Simona PaggiEditor
Pasquale CuzzupoliColor timer
Benni AtriaAssistant editor

Sound

Nicola PiovaniOriginal music composer
David H. KramerAdr & dubbing
Nicola PiovaniOrchestrator

Art

Danilo DonatiProduction design
Danilo DonatiArt direction

Costume & make-up

Danilo DonatiCostume design

Crew

Giovanni CorridoriSpecial effects
Kenneth CassarSpecial effects