Life is Beautiful: Holocaust in Film

(For more on Life is Beautiful, also take a look at this paper I did on general criticisms of the movie.) Life is Beautiful, an Italian movie that was originally released in 1997 under the title “La vita è bella,” is a drama and romantic comedy. The story takes place in 1930s Arezzo, Italy andContinue reading “Life is Beautiful: Holocaust in Film”

Why Life is Not Beautiful in Life is Beautiful: Holocaust in Film

Life is Beautiful (1998) Official Trailer – Robert Benigni Movie HDWatch this video on YouTube Life is Beautiful, originally titled “La vita è bella,” was released in 1997 in Italy (1999 in the United States). The movie is a drama and romantic comedy that takes place during the 1930s in Arezzo, Italy and revolves aroundContinue reading “Why Life is Not Beautiful in Life is Beautiful: Holocaust in Film”

The Garden of the Finzi-Continis: The Holocaust in Film

The Garden of the Finzi-Continis, originally released in Italy in 1970 under the title “Il giardino dei Finzi Contini,” was directed by Vittorio De Sica. The film uses the lives of an aristocratic Jewish family to tell a story about the Jewish community and fascism in 1930s Ferrara, Italy. The plot of the story seemsContinue reading “The Garden of the Finzi-Continis: The Holocaust in Film”