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Roberto Benigni

Roberto Benigni

Italian actor, comedian, screenwriter and director
October 27, 1952 (71 years old)
It. 2019. Fantasy comedy by Matteo Garrone with Roberto Benigni, Federico Ielapi, Rocco Papaleo. The misadventures of an animated wooden puppet with that can speak, carved by the poor carpenter of a Tuscan village who sees in him the son he never had.
Runtime: 124 min.
U.S. 2012. Comedy by Woody Allen with Woody Allen, Alec Baldwin, Alessandra Mastronardi. Crossroads of several moral and romantic intrigues set against the backdrop of the Eternal City.
Runtime: 102 min.
U.S. 2003. Sketches by Jim Jarmusch with Cate Blanchett, Alfred Molina, Steve Coogan. Eleven short scenes in which two or three people discuss everything and anything while drinking coffee and smoking cigarettes.
Runtime: 95 min.
It. 2002. Tale by Roberto Benigni with Roberto Benigni, Nicoletta Braschi, Carlo Giuffré. A carefree and mischievous wooden puppet with a life of his own causes a lot of trouble for his old sculptor father.
Runtime: 88 min.
Fr. 1998. Fantasy comedy by Claude Zidi with Christian Clavier, Gérard Depardieu, Roberto Benigni. Two Gauls go to the rescue of their druid, who has been kidnapped by a corrupt Roman governor who wants to take Caesar's place.
Runtime: 109 min.

Life Is Beautiful

V.O.: La Vita è bella
It. 1997. Dramatic comedy by Roberto Benigni with Roberto Benigni, Nicoletta Braschi, Giorgio Cantarini. Deported to a concentration camp with his young son, a Jewish bookseller tries to make him believe that it is only a game.
Runtime: 117 min.
Parental Guidance

The Monster

V.O.: Il Mostro
It. 1994. Police comedy by Roberto Benigni with Roberto Benigni, Nicoletta Braschi, Michel Blanc.
Runtime: 112 min.
U.S. 1993. Police comedy by Blake Edwards with Roberto Benigni, Herbert Lom, Claudia Cardinale. A police commissioner in charge of finding a princess kidnapped by terrorists must call on the services of a blundering gendarme.
Runtime: 93 min.
It. 1991. Police comedy by Roberto Benigni with Roberto Benigni, Nicoletta Braschi, Paolo Bonacelli. An impoverished, unloved man is mistaken for an ex-mobster that the whole of Sicily wants to get rid of.
Runtime: 120 min.
U.S. 1991. Sketches by Jim Jarmusch with Winona Ryder, Gena Rowlands, Giancarlo Esposito. At the same time, around the world, five cab drivers meet very special customers.
Runtime: 127 min.

The Voice of the Moon

V.O.: La Voce della Luna
It. 1990. Fantasy comedy by Federico Fellini with Roberto Benigni, Paolo Villaggio, Nadia Ottaviani. Feeling called by the voice of the moon coming from the bottom of a well, a candid villager is drawn into a curious adventure where he meets strange people.
Runtime: 118 min.

The Little Devil

V.O.: Il Piccolo Diavolo
It. 1988. Fantasy comedy by Roberto Benigni with Roberto Benigni, Walter Matthau, Nicoletta Braschi. After performing and exorcism on a woman, a priest is pursued by a strange young man who turns out to be a demon.
Runtime: 102 min.
U.S. 1986. Comedy by Jim Jarmusch with Tom Waits, John Lurie, Roberto Benigni. Locked in the same cell, three inmates engage in an impromptu escape through the Florida swamp.
Runtime: 106 min.

Seeking Asylum

V.O.: Chiedo Asilo
It. 1979. Dramatic comedy by Marco Ferreri with Roberto Benigni, Dominique Laffin, Chiara Moretti.
Runtime: 112 min.


V.O.: La Luna
It. 1979. Psychological drama by Bernardo Bertolucci with Jill Clayburgh, Matthew Barry, Tomas Milian.
Runtime: 145 min.
Fr. 1979. Psychological drama by Costa-Gavras with Romy Schneider, Yves Montand, Romolo Valli.
Runtime: 103 min.

Tigers in Lipstick

V.O.: Letti Selvaggi
It. 1979. Sketches by Luigi Zampa with Ursula Andress, Laura Antonelli, Monica Vitti.
Runtime: 101 min.

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