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La Vita i Bella (Life is Beautiful) Film Summary & Analysis

Roberto Benigni
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Characters

Guido Orefice played by Roberto Benigni

Description

Guido Orefice is a sweet, goofy man who is always telling stories. Guido has a variety of different jobs, but his dream is to open his own bookshop. When we first meet Guido he is riding with one of his friends, and he meets the beautiful young Dora. For many months, Guido runs into Dora at the oddest times, and they begin to fall in love. He finally sweeps her off her feet at her engagement party.

Guido and Dora lead a happy life with their son, Giosuy. However, one year on Giosuy's birthday, he and Guido are dragged from their home and sent to a concentration camp. When Dora arrives back at the house, she discovers their disappearance, goes to the train station, and demands to be allowed to follow her family. Guido and...

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