La cineteca italiana-Weekly Italian Film Screenings
"La vita è bella"
Monday, February 27, 2017
L196 Education Building
This week Cineteca is screening "La vita è bella" In this WW II tragicomedy, famed Italian funnyman Roberto Benigni portrays Guido, who moves during the '30s from the country to a Tuscan town, where he is entranced by schoolteacher Dora who he desperately tries to woo. Leaping ahead five years Guido and Dora are married and have a son Giosue. After they are imprisoned in a concentration camp, Guido goes to elaborate lengths to keep his son from understanding the truth of their situation.