[United States] : Miramax, 2011.
[Blu-ray version ; widescreen version.]
1 videodisc (116 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Blu-ray ; 5.1 DTS-HD master audio ; requires blu-ray player.
Includes Italian, dubbed English, and dubbed French language soundtracks, with optional subtitles in English or French.
Horst Buchholz, Marisa Paredes, Nicoletta Braschi, Roberto Benigni.
Screenplay, Vincenzo Cerami and Roberto Benigni ; producers, Elda Ferri and Gianluigi Braschi ; director, Roberto Benigni ; photography, Tonino Delli Colli ; music, Nicola Piovani.
Originally released as a motion picture 1997.
Special features: making of featurette ; Academy Awards TV commercials ; theatrical trailer.
1998 Academy Awards: Best actor (Benigni), Best foreign language film, Best dramatic score.
MPAA rating: PG-13; for Holocaust-related thematic elements.
In this extraordinary tale, Guido, a charming but bumbling waiter who's gifted with a colorful imagination and an irresistible sense of humor, has won the heart of the woman he loves and created a beautiful life for his young family. But then, that life is threatened by World War II, and Guido must rely on those very same strengths to save his beloved wife and son from an unthinkable fate!