Life Is Beautiful Summary
Roberto Benigni

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La Vita i Bella (Life is Beautiful) Summary

Summary and Analysis

La Vita e Bella begins with the sound of wind and the words: "This is a simple story but not an easy one to tell. Like a fable, there is sorrow. And, like a fable, it is full of wonder and happiness."

Switching to Arezzo, Italy, in 1939, a man is telling a story to his passenger. Their brakes go out and they begin...

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La Vita i Bella (Life is Beautiful) Film Summary