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Benigni, Roberto

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Most widely held works about Roberto Benigni
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Most widely held works by Roberto Benigni
La vita è bella = Life is beautiful by Roberto Benigni( Visual )

310 editions published between 1997 and 2017 in 10 languages and held by 4,177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1930s Italy a bumbling Jewish waiter who's gifted with a colorful imagination and an irresistible sense of humor has won the heart of the woman he loves and has created a beautiful life for his young family. But that life is threatened by World War II
To Rome with love by Woody Allen( Visual )

44 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 1,413 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in the romantic city of Rome. The intertwining stories of a worker who wakes up to find himself a celebrity, an architect who takes a trip back to the street he lived on as a student, a young couple on their honeymoon, and a frustrated opera director who has a talent for discovering talented singers
Down by law by Jim Jarmusch( Visual )

106 editions published between 1986 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 1,233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comedy feature about two lowlifes, a small time pimp and an unemployed disc jockey, framed for a crime they didn't commit, who escape from jail with an eccentric Italian tourist. Set in New Orleans and the swamps of Louisiana
Coffee and cigarettes by Jim Jarmusch( Visual )

73 editions published between 1986 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 1,001 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of eleven stories that range from Bill Murray's hilarious delivery of java and advice to Wu-Tang Clan's RZA and GZA to an interchange steeped in jealousy between a successful actress and her bitter cousin
Night on earth by Jim Jarmusch( Visual )

39 editions published between 1991 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 675 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of five stories involving cab drivers in five different cities. Los Angeles - A talent agent for the movies discovers her cab driver would be perfect to cast, but the cabbie is reluctant to give up her solid cab driver's career. New York - An immigrant cab driver is continually lost in a city and culture he doesn't understand. Paris - A blind girl takes a ride with a cab driver from the Ivory Coast and they talk about life and blindness. Rome - A gregarious cabbie picks up an ailing man and virtually talks him to death. Helsinki - an industrial worker gets laid off and he and his compatriots discuss the bleakness and unfairness of love and life and death
Life is beautiful = La vita è bella by Roberto Benigni( Book )

63 editions published between 1997 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 571 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Press kit includes 1 pamphlet
La tigre e la neve = The tiger and the snow by Roberto Benigni( Visual )

52 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in 7 languages and held by 462 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Soon after the start of hostilities in Iraq, Rome-based, love-struck poet and lecturer Attilio heads to Baghdad when he learns from his friend, an Iraqi poet, that the woman he loves has been critically injured in a bomb explosion. Attilio does everything in his power to save her, risking his own life amidst the chaos of war
Johnny Stecchino by Roberto Benigni( Visual )

64 editions published between 1991 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 361 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The gorgeous wife of the notorious mafioso Johnny Toothpick discovers a naive bus driver who resembles her husband and schemes to switch the two men
Pinocchio( Visual )

9 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in English and Italian and held by 284 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A wooden puppet has a series of adventures on his way to becoming "a real boy."
Il Mostro by Roberto Benigni( Visual )

38 editions published between 1994 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 270 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A vicious serial killer is on the loose committing rape and murder. Landscape gardener and shop-window outfitter Loris is the prime suspect, due to his unfortunate habit of getting caught in compromising yet innocent situations. An undercover policewoman is assigned to watch the suspect and find evidence for his arrest
Pinocchio by Carlo Collodi( Visual )

50 editions published between 2000 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story begins as a pinewood log falls out of a cart and lands in front of Geppetto the woodcarver's door. Geppetto carves a puppet out of the wood because he has been longing for a son. When the puppet comes alive and causes trouble, Geppetto is arrested and Pinocchio is left to his own naïve world view. After getting a stern warning from the Blue Fairy, Pinocchio sets out to reunite with his father, become a real boy, and succumb to a desire for adventure
Federico Fellini : sono un gran bugiardo = I'm a big liar by Damian Pettigrew( Visual )

8 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in Italian and English and held by 215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Laced with interviews and classic clips, the film literally retraces Fellini's footsteps dramatizing Fellini's vision and the same world minus that vision. What results is no mere portrait, but an energetic, philosophical inquiry
Son of the pink panther( Visual )

19 editions published between 1993 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The bumbling, accident-prone dimwit assigned to help Commissioner Dreyfus rescue a kidnapped princess turns out to be the illigitimate son of Inspector Clouseau
Il mio Dante by Roberto Benigni( Book )

17 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in Italian and German and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Die hoch komische und heiss glühende Liebeserklärung an einen Klassiker der Weltliteratur Natürlich kennen Sie Dantes "Göttliche Komödie". Natürlich wissen Sie, dass sie zu den wichtigsten Texten unserer Kultur gehört, dass sie die ganze Welt umfasst, vor allem aber die Hölle und das Paradies noch dazu. Aber Hand aufs Herz: Haben Sie sie tatsächlich einmal gelesen? Macht nichts. Denn jetzt haben Sie die Gelegenheit, mit dem Schauspieler Roberto Benigni auf eine schaurig schöne Entdeckungstour durch Dantes ungeheuerlichen Kosmos zu gehen. Benigni ist seinem Dante verfallen. Und mit seiner masslosen, hinreissend komischen und bewundernd respektlosen Liebeserklärung wird jeder Leser zum verzauberten Dante-Anhänger. Mit einem Vorwort von Umberto Eco
Blake Edwards' Son of the Pink Panther( Visual )

4 editions published between 1995 and 2006 in Spanish and English and held by 112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jacques Gambrelli, a hopelessly inept French policeman, turns out to be the illegitimate son of Inspector Clouseau. Gambrelli becomes involved with the investigation of a kidnapping involving the beautiful Princess Yasmin
Astérix & Obélix contre César by Christian Clavier( Visual )

34 editions published between 1999 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The little village of the Asterix and Obelix comic books is in trouble: it is the last place not controlled by Rome
Seeking asylum by Marco Ferreri( Visual )

24 editions published between 1979 and 2008 in Italian and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A playful, innocent preschool teacher leads his charges on unorthodox field trips and entertains them in kooky ways. Able to view life through a child's eyes, he grows exceptionally close to his pupils
Non ci resta che piangere by Roberto Benigni( Visual )

36 editions published between 1984 and 2007 in Italian and English and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two friends, Saverio, an elementary schoolteacher, and Mario, a school caretaker, find themselves invovled in a strange adventure: surprised by a storm while driving in an open car, they seek refuge in a farmhouse. The next morning they wake up, by a bizarre twist of fate, in Frittole: catapulted directly back in time to the year 1492
La voce della luna by Federico Fellini( Visual )

51 editions published between 1989 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The main character is certain that wells talk to him, that colonies are obsessed by echoes and that deserts are sad. His perceptions greatly increase during the time of the full moon
Peter and the wolf : a Prokofiev fantasy by Sergey Prokofiev( Visual )

6 editions published in 2007 in English and Multiple languages and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A delightful DVD of Prokofiev's universally beloved and popular "musical tale," brought to life by human actors in a fairytale world inhabited by Muppet-like characters. Pop star Sting (The Police) lends his voice to a Sting puppet for the witty, enlightening commentary that guides the viewer through this charming suite. Also included is the Italian version with commentary by Academy Award-winner Roberto Benigni, (Life is Beautiful) acted out by a Benigni puppet." (viewed on Jan. 24, 2008)
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Audience level: 0.35 (from 0.18 for Pinocchio ... to 0.90 for Le clown a ...)

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Federico Fellini : sono un gran bugiardo = I'm a big liar
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בניני, רוברטו 1952-

רוברטו בניני

רוברטו בניני שחקן איטלקי

روبرتو بنینی

روبيرتو بينيني

ڕۆبێرتۆ بێنیگنی

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റൊബർതൊ ബെനീഞ്ഞി

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로베르토 베니니

베니니, 로베르토 1952-

ベニーニ, ロベルト



Federico Fellini : sono un gran bugiardo = I'm a big liarSon of the pink pantherBeyond "Life is Beautiful" : comedy and tragedy in the cinema of Roberto BenigniRoberto Benigni