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La Vita bella - Life is Beautiful

Arts & Culture Festivals Music Performing Arts Special Events Sports 2011/2012 Festival & Events Guide Category . Festivals La Vita bella Life is Beautiful September 29, 2011 Presented By . AGH CIBC Wood Gundy World Film Festival In this tragicomedy, famed Italian funnyman Roberto Benigni portrays Guido, who moves during the '30s from the country to a Tuscan town, where he is entranced by schoolteacher Dora Nicoletta Braschi, Benigni's real-life wife . Dora likes Guido, but she remains faithful to her pompous fiance, so Guido has an uphill struggle. Meanwhile, anti-Semitic attitudes lead to attacks against Guido's Jewish uncle Giustino Durano . Five years later, during WWII, Guido and Dora are married and have a son Giosue Giorgio Cantarini . After they are imprisoned in a concentration camp, Guido goes to elaborate lengths to keep his son from understanding the truth of their situation. Thursday, September 29 @ 12:00 noon Hamilton Public Library Central Branch FREE SCREENING Director: Roberto Benigni, 1997Country: ItalyLanguage: Italian with Einglish subtitlesGenre: DramaRuntime: 118 min.Rating: PG www.aghfilmfest.com . View all events for AGH CIBC Wood Gundy World Film Festival .. Event Details. Location: Hamilton, Ontario