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Still there are some common elements in these two movies. Benigni plays once more a funny character which is surrounded by extremely difficult circumstances. Yet he is focused on his goal (in this movie to rescue the woman he loves). And this time we get to see a much happier ending. This movie also unfolds during a war which is taking place right now. This time the villains are not so easy to point out (like the "Nazi's in Life is beautiful") but the movie still describes how war brings misery to everyone involved, either these are the American troops, the residents of Baghdad or even members of humanitarian organizations and regardless from which side the fire comes. If anyone expects any political comments in the movie I think he will be disappointed. Benigni remains neutral and does not take sides on who is right and who is wrong in this war. This might disappoint some who would expect a political comment in this movie yet it will make it more attractive to broader audiences.
I cannot also overlook Jean Reno's role in the movie. He plays an Arab poet. One of the best scenes of the movie is when he is looking at the starry sky of Baghdad with Attilio and he quotes some memorable poetry. I believe this is another role which Reno delivers in a superb way.
Nicola Piovani's music also contributes to the atmosphere of the movie. He has worked with Benigni in many films and there is the right chemistry between his music and the scenes for which it is employed.Read more ›
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I love this movie, it's kind of unique for his films. It also couples well with "La vita è bella" or "Life is Beautiful" I use it in class where I teach... Read morePublished 8 months ago by Cary L. Pendaz
I keep buying this movie, loaning it out, and never getting it back. So...I bought it again! This one isn't going on loan to anybody!Published 14 months ago by Mona Hair
This is such a touching movie--I can watch it again & again. It runs a little long but for those of you who are fans of Life is Beautiful with Roberto Benigni & his wife--you will... Read morePublished 20 months ago by Laura Swaft
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