Life Is Beautiful is a 1997 Italian comedy-drama film directed by and starring Roberto Benigni. The film tells the story of a Jewish father, Guido, who is interned in a concentration camp with his young son, Giosué. Despite the horrors of their situation, Guido tries to protect his son and keep up his spirits by pretending that their situation is simply a game, and that the prize for winning is a tank.
The film was a critical and commercial success, and Benigni won the Academy Award for Best Actor for his performance. It was also nominated for six other Oscars, including Best Picture and Best Original Score.
Life Is Beautiful is known for its unique blend of humor and drama, and for its powerful message about the resilience of the human spirit in the face of adversity. It is a moving and uplifting film that has touched the hearts of audiences around the world.