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  • 2 of 2 copies available at Bibliomation.
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Southbury Public Library. (Show)
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Southbury Public Library DVS (LOW VISION VIDEO) (Text to phone) 34019095185088 Video for the Visually Impaired Available -
Thompson Public Library Life (Text to phone) 34038113890057 Adult Fiction DVD Available -

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General Note:
"This film is described for people who are blind or have low vision."
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Director, Roberto Benigni ; story and screenplay by Vincenzo Cerami and Roberto Benigni ; line producer, Mario Cotone ; producers, Elda Ferri and Gianluigi Braschi ; director of photography, Tonino Delli Colli ; camera operator, Roberto Brega ; production design, costumes, and art direction, Danilo Donati ; special effects, Ditta G. Corridori ; film editor, Simona Paggi ; music by Nicola Piovani ; historical adviser, Marcello Pezzetti. English language version producer,
John M. Davis ; director, Rod Dean.
Participant or Performer Note:
Roberto Benigni, Nicoletta Braschi, Giutino Durano, Sergio Bustric, Giuliana Lojodice, Amerigo Fontani, Horst Buchholz, Giorgio Cantarini, Marisa Paredes, Pietro De Silva, Francesco Guzzo, Raffaella Lebboroni. English voice cast: Jonathan Nichols, Ilaria Bonnelli, James Falzone, Sam Fontana, Chip Bolcik, Nicholas Kepros, Horst Buchholz.
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Originally produced in Italy in 1997 as a motion picture under title: La vita รจ bella.
Summary, etc.:
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 ...
Target Audience Note:
Rated PG-13.
System Details Note:
VHS, Dolby surround. Formatted to fit TV screen.
Language Note:
Dubbed into English from Italian. Closed captioned.
Awards Note:
Winner of 1998 Academy Awards for best actor (Benigni), best foreign language film, and best dramatic score.
Subject: World War, 1939-1945 > Italy > Drama.
Concentration camps > Drama.
Feature films.
Motion pictures, Italian.
Foreign films.
Video recordings for people with visual disabilities.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

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