Roberto Benigni’s Italian movie ‘Life is Beautiful’ is a masterpiece for exhibiting the extreme level of optimism towards making human life a beautiful one. Benigni emphasizes that the acceptance of the current situation thoroughly enables us to be satisfied with the life which is the ultimate goal of human life. It is not the situation around you, but the man himself is responsible who can ruin or flourish his own life through his beliefs and actions. The movie spreads positive approach through Guido’s character. Despite of surrounding religious and political disparities of the World War-II, Guido gets succeeded to keep himself and his son aloof from each type of evil thoughts. Here’s the list of movies similar to Life is Beautiful that are our recommendations which can deliver same or adjoining kind of sensitive experience. You can watch some of these movies like Life is Beautiful on Netflix, Hulu, or Amazon Prime.
10. Bol (2011)
This Pakistani movie, directed by Shoeb Mansoor describes the hell-like condition for the women in a family driven by a patriarchal father. Their lives are constantly in threat. Their minds are trapped in the jail of this house. The sisters strive to be freed from the orthodox house. However, they respect the father sincerely. They try to gather little happiness in that dirty atmosphere. Eventually, an incident compels a daughter to elope and the eldest sister to kill the father. Music plays an important role as a ray of hope. Finally, the female-led family receives their respectful acceptance by the society as the businesswomen.
9. Half Moon (2006)
The movie is directed by Bahaman Ghobadi, an Iranian-Kurdish filmmaker. A Kurdish musician from Iran – Mamo – wishes to perform in his last concert in Iraqi Kurdistan. He has been trying to get the permission since last seven months. He starts a long, difficult journey along with his ten sons in a ruined bus. He also ignores a warning of some impending danger to his life for this concert. On the half way, they stop at a small village to pick up a female Iranian singer – Hesho. It increases his problems as the Iranian woman was not allowed to sing in public or with men. She would not get authorized permit in Iraq. But Mamo is strongly determined and passionate, so he continues the journey across the border with a hope to spread the art, humanity, peace and love through his music.