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A touching story of an Italian book seller of Jewish ancestry who lives in his own little fairy tale. His creative and happy life would come to an abrupt halt when his entire family is deported to a concentration camp during World War II. While locked up he tries to convince his son that the whole t
MPAA Rating PG-13
Release Date 1997-12-20
Runtime 116 minutes
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errika_mason shared a tip "English, German, Italian audio."
Lisamorris shared a tip "Portrays the horror of the concentration camps in a way that sticks to you. It makes the tragedy personal."
Banana__Eyes shared a tip "This movie had me crying in the end, but it still had a beautiful ending ❤️"
kentongewecke shared a tip "I recommend you watch this. I'd like to think I'd be like this father."
emmajaneski shared a tip "Heartwarming and heartbreaking"
maria_rankin shared a tip "Poignant, beautiful,"
jayne_tardiff shared a tip "Great story of hope"
ariane_plourde shared a tip "This movie destroyed me at the end. 🥺🥺"
anjuliq_sipes shared a tip "I’m sorry…I’m too busy crying to say anything"
bella_prattis shared a tip "Classic!"
sachin_harsh shared a tip "An Amazing movie for these times. It helps you count your blessings. Must must watch with kids!"
willow_the_whimsy shared a tip "This movie tugged on my heartstrings so many times"
den_n shared a tip "The best dad ever"
zarsala shared a tip "This movie is so touching, one of my favorite movies since my dad made me watch it when i was 8 years old 🥺"
candi_faria shared a tip "Must watch!"
liza_willemse shared a tip "Beautiful story"
lauren_weickert shared a tip "Heartfelt, warm, tragic, optimistic, and beautiful all at the same time."
jodi_davy shared a tip "Amazing, “brutiful” movie"
maria_spraggins shared a tip "Good movie, but will make you cry."
michelle_7616 shared a tip "One of my all-time favourites. It's heartbreaking and beautiful."
dara_schroeter shared a tip "One of my favorites. Any Holocaust movie that can make you laugh is a gem."
chloe_tucker_7231 shared a tip "This movie is incredible! I could watch it a million times!"
annylu_castro shared a tip "I can’t watch this movie... makes me cry to even think of it."
ella_beloungy shared a tip "This movie is just beautiful."
lynnettemorales shared a tip "5*"
joshua_cormier_4763 shared a tip "Heartbreakingly beautiful."
lettylovejoy shared a tip "Such a lovely film. I've come to realize this is the first film I watched that depicted a FAITHFUL Italian man lol"