Life Is Beautiful ★★★★½

The film that proved you can use comedy and still create one of the saddest films of all time.
By using comedy in a film about the Holocaust, Benigni creates one of the most memorable films on the horrors of the Second World War, in a way that is never insensitive as it contributes to show the absurdity and the need to find humor in order to survive such atrocity. It also has one of the best portrayals of childhood innocence even seen on film and the ending scene wrecks me every time. One of the most powerful films of the 90's.

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