The Tiger and the Snow

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La tigre e la neve (English: The Tiger and the Snow) is a 2005 Italian movie starring and directed by Roberto Benigni. The film is a romantic comedy set in contemporary Rome and in occupied Baghdad during the Iraq War. The story, inspired by the fairy... read more

La tigre e la neve (English: The Tiger and the Snow) is a 2005 Italian movie starring and directed by Roberto Benigni. The film is a romantic comedy set in contemporary Rome and in occupied Baghdad during the Iraq War. The story, inspired by the fairy tale "Sleeping Beauty", features singer-songwriter Tom Waits as himself in recurring dream sequences, and a surprise ending. The opening scene is a celebration of love, with an abundance of poetic references mentioned in the closing credits.

Original Release

10/14/2005

US Release

10/14/2005

Cast

Roberto Benigni Attilio de Giovanni
Nicoletta Braschi Vittoria
Tom Waits Himself
Emilia Fox Nancy Browning
Giuseppe Battiston Ermanno
Lucia Poli Signora Serao
Gianfranco Varetto Avvocato Scuotilancia
Andrea Renzi Dottor Guazzelli
Anna Pirri Rosa
Abdelhafid Metalsi Dottore Salman
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Roberto Benigni

Writers

Roberto Benigni, Vincenzo Cerami

Cast

Roberto Benigni Attilio de Giovanni
Nicoletta Braschi Vittoria
Tom Waits Himself
Emilia Fox Nancy Browning
Giuseppe Battiston Ermanno
Lucia Poli Signora Serao
Gianfranco Varetto Avvocato Scuotilancia
Andrea Renzi Dottor Guazzelli
Anna Pirri Rosa
Abdelhafid Metalsi Dottore Salman
Chiara Pirri Emilia
Amid Farid Al Giumeil
Mohamed Malek Bchatnia Ladro bazar
Ahmed Ben Massoud Vecchio campo minato
Steven Beckingham First Sergeant
Mohmed Hedi Bahri Firas scarpe
Franco Barbero
Jean Reno Fuad
Martin Sherman Soldato americano
Jorge Luis Borges Himself (archive footage)

Producers

Elda Ferri Executive Producer
Ridha Turki Executive Producer
Gianluigi Braschi Producer
Nicoletta Braschi Producer
Ridha Turki Producer

Editors

Massimo Fiocchi

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