Excerpt: The Blu-ray is pretty much poor: static and silent menu, only English subtitles (sometimes badly translated from Italian) ,the extras are terrible, The Making of is a joke (it is everything except a Making Of and shows nothing about the film production, only refers to the international acclaim of...
Excerpt: As far as I can tell this is identical to the Canadian release other than the lack of French subtitles and a different English only cover. This is a good transfer, much better than the DVD. The English subtitles do not cover the small amount of spoken German, but the Canadian is the same.
Excerpt: First I have to say that I love this movie and wanted to have it for a long time. When I discovered it was available on blu-ray I couldn't stop myself. I didn't watch the whole movie yet but I noticed sometime very annoying and distracting at least in the first 3 chapters.
Excerpt: Movie: A Just a beautiful film. Near perfect. I loved it. I get choked up everytime I watch it. Pure Magic!!! Video: B+ Not the visual feast one would expect but Canadian distributor Alliance have given Life is Beautiful a beautiful transfer.
Excerpt: Alliance in particular and Canadian special releases in general have a poor reputation but as the other reviewer says, this is a pretty good transfer. The English subtitles do not appear when German is spoken but otherwise are very good.
Excerpt: Wow! This is the best Alliance blu-ray I have ever seen or heard! This is a massive upgrade from the DVD. I never bought the letterboxed Region 1 DVD, but I do own the remastered anamorphic English-subtitled Italian PAL DVD, and it tramples that one.