The Question and Answer section for Life is Beautiful is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel.
He is a Jewish - Italian owner of a bookstore. He is the main character in the film. He is married and has a son. He has a magical personality. He and his family are taken to a concentration camp and he sacrifices his own life to save his son.
Guido risks his life to speak to Dora over the loudspeaker, and he talks with Giosue to keep his spirits up almost constantly. Guido's voice is a very important part of his personality and his role in the camp.
Life is beautiful is set during WWII in the country of Italy. During this time, Jews were persecuted without mercy, interred in camps, and made victims of the final solution.... euthanasia. Mussolini's facist regime ruled Italy for twenty years,...