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

Roberto Benigni
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Holocaust

La Vita e Bella is set during the Holocaust. The Holocaust occurred during World War II when Hitler imprisoned and killed millions of Jews. Hitler wanted an entire race of Anglo-Saxons, and he felt the dark-skinned Jews were getting in his way. Hitler's Holocaust is the worst mass killing the world has ever seen.

The themes in the story could have been put into many different plots, but they truly are memorable in the context of the Holocaust. Some of the worst horrors man has known are coupled with a great and sacrificial love. Guido could have sacrificed his life for his son anywhere, but for him to sacrifice in the midst of the horrors of the concentration camp is more than anyone could have asked.

The film was made many years after the Holocaust, and it served to remind viewers of the horrors of that time. Many...

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