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LIFE IS BEAUTIFUL (LA VITA E BELLA)

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LIFE IS BEAUTIFUL (LA VITA E BELLA)

Type of media Video

Approved Running time 111m 26s

Director(s) Roberto Benigni

Cast includes Roberto Benigni, Nicoletta Braschi, Giustino Durano, Giuliana Lojodice, Sergio Bini Bustric, Amerigo Fontani, Pietro De Silva, Francesco Guzzo, Raffaella Lebboroni, Giorgio Cantarini, Marisa Paredes, Horst Buchholz, Claudio Alfonsi, Gil Baroni, Massimo Bianchi, Jürgen Bohn, Verena Buratti, Robert Camero, Ennio Consalvi, Giancarlo Cosentino

Cut This work was passed uncut.

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Rating info

Rating info publication date 28/03/2017

Note: The following text may contain spoilers

LA VITA E BELLA – LIFE IS BEAUTIFUL is an Italian drama about a Jewish father who tries to shield his young son from reality when they are sent to a Nazi internment camp.

Theme

The Holocaust theme is present throughout, with references to people being killed and a young Jewish boy asking his father if 'they make buttons and soap out of us and burn us in ovens'. However, the theme is handled sensitively.

Threat

There is a scene in which a character is confronted by a pile of skeletons in the fog and another in which women are seen sorting through bundles of clothes after their owners have been killed.

There is occasional use of very mild bad language and sex references.

Details

Title
LIFE IS BEAUTIFUL (LA VITA E BELLA)
Also known as
LA VITA E BELLA
Year
2000
Distributor(s)
Front Row TV Ltd
Classified date(s)
07/06/2000
Main language
Italian
Submitted run time
111m 26s
BBFC reference
FVF155949
Remarks
Subtitled

Rating information

The version of this work detailed above is rated by the BBFC under the Video Recordings Act 1984 for use on any Packaged Media format (including DVD, Blu-ray and VHS). This classification may also be used when the same work is made available on Digital Video Platforms (including Video On Demand) provided that the platform is licenced to use BBFC ratings.

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