Benigni plays guido orefice, a jewish italian bookshop owner, who employs his fertile imagination to shield his son from the horrors of internment in a nazi concentration camp. Antonio is a retired aviator from the portuguese colonial wars. Although sometimes compared with beauty and the beast, there are no parallels in the plot except that it features the relationship between a beast monster and a woman. Africa world documentary film festival tour university of west indies barbados march 8th, 2015. The film, starring soukous music legend papa wemba, tells the rags to riches story of a poor country musician who seeks fame.
The good life is a film that i hope helps people reflect on haiti and its essential relationship to its diaspora. Apres 27 mois passes en algerie, frederic simon est. Benigni plays guido orefice, a jewish italian bookshop owner, who employs his fertile imagination to shield his son from the. The good life has been nominated for a 2016 emmy award for best cultural documentary. This film also sends a message of hope and an opportunity to find ways to continue to be part of the next phase in haitis history. With giancarlo giannini, ornella muti, otar koberidze, regimantas adomaitis. With jacques francois, jean le poulain, helene perdriere, maia simon.1451 1486 670 850 197 586 1160 744 414 890 465 584 565 1393 60 931 1138 993 147 853 403 228 960 881 431 110 891 403 876 1069 1491 679