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Life Is Beautiful (1997) Poster

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

Roberto Benigni

Writing Credits  

Vincenzo Cerami ... (story and screenplay by) &
Roberto Benigni ... (story and screenplay by)

Cast (in credits order) verified as complete  

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Giustino Durano ...
Sergio Bini Bustric ...
Ferruccio (as Sergio Bustric)
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Doctor Lessing (as Horst Bucholz)
Giuliana Lojodice ...
Amerigo Fontani ...
Pietro De Silva ...
Francesco Guzzo ...
Raffaella Lebboroni ...
Claudio Alfonsi ...
Rodolfo's Friend
Gil Baroni ...
Massimo Bianchi ...
Man with Key
Jürgen Bohn ...
German Orderly at Party (as Jurgen Bohn)
Verena Buratti ...
German Auxilliary
Robert Camero ...
German Executioner
Ennio Consalvi ...
General Graziosi
Giancarlo Cosentino ...
Waiter Ernesto
Aaron Craig ...
U.S. Tank Soldier
Alfiero Falomi ...
King
Daniela Fedke ...
German Auxilliary
Antonio Fommei ...
School Janitor
Stefano Frangipani ...
Card Player
Ernst Frowein Holger ...
German Sergeant
Alessandra Grassi ...
Teacher
Hannes Hellmann ...
German Corporal (as Hannes Helmann)
Wolfgang Hillinger ...
German Major at Party
Margarita Lucia Krauss ...
Female Soldier at Children's Dinner
Patrizia Lazzarini ...
Woman #1 at Grand Hotel
Marie Luciana ...
Woman #2 at Grand Hotel (as Maria Letizia)
Concetta Lombardo ...
Gigliola
Maria Rita Macellari ...
Queen
Carlotta Mangione ...
Eleonora
Franco Mescolini ...
School Inspector
Francesca Messinese ...
Woman at the Opera
Angelique Alise Adell ...
German Auxilliary (as Inger Lise Middelthon)
Andrea Nardi ...
Unpholsterer
Günther Pfanzelter ...
German Soldier (as Gunther Pfanzelter)
Cristiana Porchiella ...
Old Maid Teacher
Antonio Prester ...
Bruno (as Nino Prester)
Gina Rovere ...
Dora's Maid
Laura Susanne Ruedeberg ...
German Auxilliary (as Laura Ruedeberg)
Massimo Salvianti ...
Book Store Polceman
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German Lieutenant at Station
James Schindler ...
German Guard
Andrea Tidona ...
Grand Hotel Doorman
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German Soldier (as Dirk Karsten Van Den Berg)
Giovanna Villa ...
City Hall Secretary
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Lidia Alfonsi ...
Omero Antonutti ...
Narrator (voice) (uncredited)
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Produced by 

Gianluigi Braschi ... producer
Mario Cotone ... line producer
John M. Davis ... producer (English language version)
Elda Ferri ... producer
Agnès Mentre ... executive producer (english dubbed version) (as Agnes Mentre)
John Rogers ... executive producer (english dubbed version) (as John S. Rogers Jr.)

Music by 

Nicola Piovani ... (music by)

Cinematography by 

Tonino Delli Colli ... director of photography

Film Editing by 

Simona Paggi ... film editor

Casting By 

Shaila Rubin

Production Design by 

Danilo Donati ... (production design)

Art Direction by 

Danilo Donati ... (art direction)

Set Decoration by 

Luigi Urbani ... (set dresser)

Costume Design by 

Danilo Donati ... (costumes)

Makeup Department 

Giusy Bovino ... lead hair stylist
Martina Cossu ... makeup artist
Walter Cossu ... lead makeup artist
Maria Pia Crapanzano ... hair stylist
Enrico Iacoponi ... lead makeup artist
Federico Laurenti ... makeup artist
Fabio Lucchetti ... hair stylist

Production Management 

Tullio Lullo ... production manager
John Rogers ... post-production supervisor: New York (as John S. Rogers Jr.)
Pietro Sassaroli ... production manager
Attilio Viti ... production manager

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

Gianni Arduini ... assistant director
Daniele Cama ... assistant: to Mr. Benigni
Dan Edelstein ... additional director: English dubbed version
Giovanni Marino ... assistant: to Mr. Benigni (as Nanni Marino)
Luigi Spoletini ... second assistant director (uncredited)

Art Department 

Emanuela Alteri ... decorative painter
Rosario Calascibetta ... props
Paolo Cameli ... scenic artist
Alberto Ciolfi ... decorative painter
Vito Consoli ... scenic artist
Maurizio di Clemente ... draftsman (as Mauriziio Di Clemente)
Edoardo Di Iorio ... second assistant art director
Ivano Gatti ... scenic artist
Roberto Magagnini ... property master
Carlo Maggi ... head plasterer / lead stucco artist
Paola Mugnai ... decorative painter
Sabina Palermo ... props management: Intesa
Maurizio Sabatini ... first assistant art director
Romolo Severi ... decorative painter
Marcello Turco ... scenic artist
Fernando Valento ... construction foreman
Luca Ferretti ... assistant property master (uncredited)
Stephen Andrew Schwartz ... props (uncredited)
Francesco Valento ... carpenter (uncredited)

Sound Department 

Fernando Ascani ... assistant engineer: English dubbed version
Benni Atria ... sound editor
Michael Barry ... re-recording mixer: English dubbed version
Louis Cerborino ... sound editorial staff: New York (as Lou Cerborino)
Claudio Chiossi ... sound mixer
Pam DeMetruis-Thomas ... adr editor: English dubbed version (as Pam De Metruis)
Marco di Vittorio ... adr engineer (as Marco Di Vittorio)
Alberto Doni ... sound mixer
Gerald Donlan ... adr editor: English dubbed version / sound editorial staff: New York
Steve Earnhart ... foley editor: English dubbed version (as Stephen Earnhart)
Dan Edelstein ... sound editorial staff: New York / supervising adr editor
Tom Fleischman ... re-recording mixer: English dubbed version
Jesse Hammer ... recording engineer: English dubbed version
Bill Higley ... recording engineer: English dubbed version
Bobby Johanson ... recording engineer: English dubbed version
Richard King ... sound effects editor: English dubbed version
Dan Korintus ... adr editor: English dubbed version
Steve Kramer ... dubbing adaptation: English dubbed version
Ettore Mancini ... boom
James Marchione ... assistant engineer: English dubbed version (as Jim Marchione)
Silvia Moraes ... sound editor
Tullio Morganti ... production sound mixer
Branka Mrkic ... adr editor: English dubbed version
Angela Organ ... assistant editor: English dubbed version
Harry Peck Bolles ... adr editor: English dubbed version (as Harry Bolles)
Jacob Ribicoff ... adr editor: English dubbed version
Federico Savina ... consultant: Dolby
Arthur Schlenger ... assistant editor: English dubbed version
Steve Schwartz ... assistant editor: English dubbed version / sound editorial staff: New York (as Stephen Schwartz)
Damon Skinner ... sound editorial staff: New York
Charlotte Stobbs ... sound editorial staff: New York
Larry Hopkins ... layback sound mixer (uncredited)
Marco Lazzaro ... boom operator (uncredited)
Alessandro Pambianco ... assistant sound (uncredited)

Special Effects by 

Kenneth Cassar ... special effects technician (uncredited)
Giovanni Corridori ... special effects (uncredited)

Camera and Electrical Department 

Robert Bagala ... grip (as Roberto Bagola)
Salvatore Bognanni ... assistant camera
Roberto Brega ... camera operator
Aldo Colanzi ... key grip
Marco Contaldo ... electrician
Francesco Cotone ... assistant grip
Roberto Cuccoli ... electrician
Marco Cuzzupoli ... assistant camera
Umberto Dessena ... grip
Claudio Frollano ... electrician
Sergio Gabrielli ... grip
Aldo Galigani ... electrician
Maurizio Galli ... assistant grip
Simone Lucchetti ... electrician
Adolfo Onorati ... generator operator
Marco Santarelli ... grip
Fabrizio Spadoni ... grip
Sergio Strizzi ... unit photography
Giovanni Tancredi ... electrician
Massimo Tanfani ... assistant grip
Marco Verginelli ... grip
Carlo Vinciguerra ... gaffer

Casting Department 

Mark Bennett ... casting director: English dubbed version
Savannah Haske ... casting associate (English dubbed version)
Christina Rosati ... additional casting (English dubbed version)
David H. Kramer ... adr voice casting (uncredited)

Costume and Wardrobe Department 

Gaelle Allen ... stylist
Angela Anzimani ... wardrobe assistant
Giovanna Anzimani ... wardrobe assistant
Alma Barbieri ... workshop tailor
Giampiero Grassi ... workshop tailor
Metka Kosak ... assistant costume designer (as Metka Koschak)
Simona Mattei ... wardrobe assistant
Raoul Settimelli ... assistant costume designer
Alessandra Torella ... assistant costume designer
Emanuele Zito ... assistant costume designer

Editorial Department 

Benni Atria ... assistant editor: avid
Maddalena Colombo ... assistant editor: avid
Pasquale Cuzzupoli ... color timer
Giorgia Onofri ... post-production secretary
Irma Misantoni ... second assistant editor (uncredited)

Music Department 

Damiano Antinori ... assistant music mixer
Pasquale Filastò ... music assistant: Ars Nova
Giuseppe Gabetti ... composer: "Marcia Reale" (as G. Gabetti)
Angelo Giovagnoli ... music coordinator
Nicola Piovani ... conductor / music arranger / orchestrator
Fabio Venturi ... music mixer / music recordist (uncredited)

Transportation Department 

Raffaele Bello ... production driver
Valerio Berlini ... production driver
Spartaco Calanchini ... production driver
Stefano Ceppi ... production driver
Abel Fasano ... production driver
Claudio Pitotti ... production driver
Massimo Rossi ... production driver
Balilla Santoro ... production driver
Giovanni Scuro ... production driver
Giuseppe Serra ... production driver
Sergio Verdecchia ... production driver

Other crew 

Marco Albertini ... production coordinator
Ettore Balducci ... stills laboratory
Roberto Benigni ... presents
Ilaria Borrelli ... director: Joshua (English dubbed version)
Michele Brown ... assistant to executive producer (English dubbed version)
Cristiana Caimmi ... unit publicist
Mario Cecchi Gori ... presents: English dubbed version
Vittorio Cecchi Gori ... presents: English dubbed version
Giuseppe Ceci ... caterer
Giulio Cestari ... business consultant: Melampo Cin.ca
Piera Cimino ... workshop tailor
Valentina Cotone ... assistant production coordinator
Katia Crispino ... stand-in: Mr. Braschi
Roberto Dell'Acqua ... stand-in: Mr. Benigni
Elisa di Serio ... workshop tailor (as Elisa Di Serio)
Franco Fantini ... production auditor
Maria Vittoria Filipponi ... bookkeeper
Luigi Gatto ... dyer
Marina Grappelli ... accountant
Leda Lojodice ... choreographer
Irene Macri ... workshop tailor
Maurizio Maggi ... bulbs and gels: International Set Lighting
Lilene Mansell ... dialect coach: Jonathan Nichols, English dubbed version
Giovanna Montevecchi ... workshop tailor
Ettore Musco ... production coordinator
Nando Nibbi ... unit manager
Attilio Pettirossi ... caterer
Marcello Pezzetti ... historical advisor: Center for Documentation of Contemporary Judaism, Milano
Mandella Quilici ... assistant production coordinator
Emanuela Riganelli ... assistant coordinator
Nicoletta Rossana ... dyer
Fabiano Rubeo ... bookkeeper
Giulia Saccucci ... accountant
Olivia Sleiter ... unit manager
Antonio Smiraglia ... caterer
Enrico Sollazzo ... assistant production coordinator
Luigi Spoletini ... assistant: Mr. Benigni
Jeffrey Tahler ... assistant to executive producer (English dubbed version)
Vittorio Torrieri ... workshop tailor
Giorgio Vecchi ... crane operator
Daniele Cama ... assistant: Mr. Benigni (uncredited)
Rod Dean ... adaptation: English version (uncredited)
Gianluca Lazzaroni ... assistant production office manager (uncredited)
Giovanni Marino ... assistant: Mr. Benigni (uncredited)
Paila Pavese ... voice dubbing: Marisa Paredes (uncredited)
Jay Sheveck ... premiere and release (uncredited)

Thanks 

Stefano Bartezzaghi ... special thanks to
Rossella Belli ... the producers wish to thank: La Soc. Fedora
Maurizio Benvenuti ... the producers wish to thank: La Soc. Fedora
Sonia Berrettini ... the producers wish to thank: La Soc. Fedora
Claudio Burlando ... the producers wish to thank: Minister of Transportation
Franco Casaglieri ... thanks
Demofilo Fidani ... special thanks to: Auschwitz survivor (as Nedo Fidano)
Mariangela Gualtieri ... special thanks to
John Hadity ... special thanks: English dubbed version
L. Picciotto Fargion ... special thanks to: Auschwitz survivor (as Liliana Picciotto Fargion)
Marco Pisini ... thanks
Valerio Veltroni ... thanks
Schlomo Venezia ... special thanks: Auschwitz survivor
Crew verified as complete

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