Tuesday, August 7, 2012

Original movie costumes from Life is Beautiful on display...

In 1997's triple Oscar-winning Life is Beautiful, Roberto Benigni co-wrote, directed and starred as the Jewish Italian in the 1930's who feel in love, married and then had to use his humour and imagination to help his family survive the horrors of a Nazi concentration camp.

Original costumes featured in Life is Beautiful
Original Life is Beautiful movie costumes
Life is Beautiful movie costumes
These costumes designed by Danilo Donati (whose work can also be seen in Flash Gordon and Red Sonja amongst others) were photographed on display at the London Film Museum on May 15, 2012.

Life is Beautiful movie poster
Life Beautiful movie poster

Suit worn by Roberto Benigni as Guido Orefice in Life is Beautiful
Roberto Benigni Life is Beautiful suit
I believe this suit is worn by Roberto Benigni in the role he won the Best Actor Academy Award for, alongside Best Foreign Language Film and Best Music Original Dramatic Score Oscars.

Sequin dress worn by Nicoletta Braschi as Dora in Life is Beautiful
Nicoletta Braschi Life is Beautiful sequin dress
Life is Beautiful sequin dress
Nicoletta Braschi Life Beautiful dress
Nicoletta Braschi Life Beautiful sequin dress
This dress worn by Nicoletta Braschi in the movie was so pretty and it was fantastic to see the detail up close like this.

Buy the movie: Life is Beautiful [Blu-ray]

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