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Benigni, Roberto

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

254 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in 9 languages and held by 4,013 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During World War II an Italian Jewish man uses his vivid imagination to convince his son they're playing a game at a concentration camp in order to keep his son's spirits up
To Rome with love by Woody Allen( Visual )

36 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 1,398 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 )

68 editions published between 1986 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,133 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 )

42 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 821 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 )

9 editions published between 1991 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 587 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Simultanément, autour du globe, 5 chauffeurs de taxi font la connaissance de clients particuliers. À Los Angeles, une adolescente délurée prend à son bord une productrice rêvant d'en faire une vedette d'Hollywood. Un New-Yorkais guide son conducteur qui est un immigré de fraîche date. Une aveugle parisienne donne du fil à retordre à un chauffeur d'origine africaine. À Rome, un conducteur fantasque tente de se débarrasser d'un client moribond. Finalement, à Helsinki, un chauffeur reconduit 2 amis ivres morts
La tigre e la neve = The tiger and the snow by Roberto Benigni( Visual )

32 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in 6 languages and held by 466 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Tiger and the Snow is about a Roman poet and lecturer named Attilio (Benigni) who feels compelled to head to Baghdad when he discovers that the woman he loves, Vittoria (Nicoletta Braschi) has been seriously injured during a bomb explosion. Moving heaven and earth, he manages to get to Iraq, and through a combination of luck and pig-headedness, and inspired by his passionate love of Vittoria, he finds the hospital where Vittoria has been taken. Unconscious, and more dead than alive, the woman of his dreams is in need of a drug that will relieve the pressure of the cerebral edema that is killing her. Given that there is nothing immediately available, Attilio goes off into the city in search of the drug, to find only abandoned pharmacies and ruins. Refusing to abandon hope, Attilio must confront the horrors and disasters of war to save the love of his life
Johnny Stecchino by Roberto Benigni( Visual )

16 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 259 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The drop-dead gorgeous wife of the notorious mafioso Johnny Toothpick discovers a naive bus driver who's a dead-ringer for her husband who is on the lam and under the gun; she schemes to switch the two men, creating one of the best comedies of the year
Federico Fellini : sono un gran bugiardo = I'm a big liar by Damian Pettigrew( Visual )

7 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in Italian and English and held by 214 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
Il mio Dante by Roberto Benigni( Book )

15 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in Italian and German and held by 124 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 )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 114 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
Non ci resta che piangere by Roberto Benigni( Visual )

34 editions published between 1984 and 2008 in Italian and English and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A teacher and his cousin get lost in the Tuscan countryside during a storm, waking up to find themselves in the 15th Century, where they try to explain modern technology to Leonardo da Vinci and prevent Christopher Columbus from discovering America
E l'alluce fu : monologhi & gag by Roberto Benigni( Book )

8 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in Italian and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La voce della luna by Federico Fellini( Visual )

25 editions published between 1989 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 68 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
Berlinguer : I love you( Visual )

3 editions published between 1977 and 2005 in Italian and No Linguistic content and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of Mario Cioni and his strange relationship with his mother
Tutto Dante by Dante Alighieri( Visual )

10 editions published in 2008 in Italian and English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Roberto Benigni's one-man traveling show, Tutto Dante, debuted in 2006 in the Piazza Santa Croce in Florence. Benigni provides an interpretation and performance of Dante's Divine Comedy, emphasizing the Inferno
Pinocchio by Carlo Collodi( Visual )

7 editions published in 2003 in Italian and Dutch and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

De avonturen van Pinokkio die zijn uiterste best doet om een brave jongen te worden
Life is beautiful : screenplay by Vincenzo Cerami( Book )

4 editions published between 1966 and 1999 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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 has created a beautiful life for his young family. But then, that life is threatened by World War II ... and a beloved wife and son are saved from an unthinkable fate
Bob e Nico : Roberto Benigni, Nicoletta Braschi by Roberto Benigni( Book )

1 edition published in 2011 in Italian and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Quando Benigni ruppe il video : i primi testi televisivi di Roberto Benigni by Roberto Benigni( Book )

3 editions published in 1992 in Italian and Undetermined and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Asterix & Obelix contre Cesar = Asterix & Obelix take on Caesar( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in French and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

"The well-known little village from the Asterix and Obelix-comic books is in trouble: It is the last place not controlled by Rome. When Tax collector Claudius Incorruptus does not get his money from the villagers, Julius Caesar himself comes to the place to see what's so special about their resistance. A special magic potion, prepared by the village's druid, gives incredible power to those who drink it. And Obelix, who fell into the pot as a child has been invincible ever since. With the help of Tullius Destructivus, an intrigeur, the Romans try to get Obelix and the druid into their hands in order to wipe the little village off the map, when the last potion of it's stock has been used up. But each individual also has some plans of his own."--IMDB
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Federico Fellini : sono un gran bugiardo = I'm a big liar
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Benigni, R.

Benigni, R. (Roberto)

Benigni, Roberto 1952-

Benigni, Roberto Remigio

Benigni, Roberto Remigio 1952-

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בניני, רוברטו

רוברטו בניני

روبرتو بنینی

روبيرتو بينيني

ڕۆبێرتۆ بێنیگنی

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რობერტო ბენინი

로베르토 베니니

베니니, 로베르토 1952-

ベニーニ, ロベルト



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