Totò dreams of becoming a great chef, but he's poor and can't buy the ingredients. Everything changes when he finds four magical pots that turns everything into food. Seems that his luck ... See full summary »
Arborea, kingdom of great forests and great clearings flooded with light. A peaceful people has built wooden homes on the trees. Aida, the fearless daughter of the king of Arborea, roams ... See full summary »
Director Roberto Benigni who also plays Pinocchio and Nicoletta Braschi who plays The Blue Fairy are married in real life. See more »
The Italian version with English subtitles was screened to most critics, before a last-minute English dubbed version using English-speaking celebrities was used, including Breckin Meyer, Glenn Close, John Cleese, Eric Idle, David Suchet, Cheech Marin, Eddie Griffin, Topher Grace, Erik Bergmann, Queen Latifah and Regis Philbin. See more »
First a warning - do not watch the dubbed release of this film - it's terrible. Watch the original Italian version with English subtitles - it makes all the difference in the world. Visually stunning while only partially flawed by Benigni's casting of himself in the lead role (you have to like him to like the movie), this film is wildly entertaining - more in the vain of Terry Gilliam's The Adventures of Baron Munchausenthan the Disney classic Pinocchio.
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