Best: 'Life Is Beautiful'

One mark of great parents is how far they will go in order to keep their children shielded from the darker sides of life. <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PECLB001265" title="Matt Damon" href="/topic/entertainment/matt-damon-PECLB001265.topic">Matt Damon</a>'s Ben Mee bought a zoo, but <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PECLB000446" title="Roberto Benigni" href="/topic/entertainment/roberto-benigni-PECLB000446.topic">Roberto Benigni</a>'s Guido Orefice, center, works overtime to make his small son think that <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="EVHST000013" title="The Holocaust (1934-1945)" href="/topic/unrest-conflicts-war/massacres/genocide/the-holocaust-%281934-1945%29-EVHST000013.topic">the Holocaust</a> is nothing but a big game, a competition to win a tank. There's nothing more noble than parents doing without in order to ease the suffering of their children. And in this respect, Orefice succeeds admirably.
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( Miramax Films )

One mark of great parents is how far they will go in order to keep their children shielded from the darker sides of life. Matt Damon's Ben Mee bought a zoo, but Roberto Benigni's Guido Orefice, center, works overtime to make his small son think that the Holocaust is nothing but a big game, a competition to win a tank. There's nothing more noble than parents doing without in order to ease the suffering of their children. And in this respect, Orefice succeeds admirably.

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