|Le Tigre et la neige filmcover
This is a comedy love story set in Iraq just as the Americans and her allies are invading this country. The story is about
a love struck Italian poet who is in Iraq at this time. Jean plays the part of an Iraqi whom is a friend of Attilio.
Cast & Crew:
Roberto Benigni .... Attilio de Giovanni
Jean Reno .... Fuad
Nicoletta Braschi .... Vittoria
Tom Waits .... Himself/Sè stesso
Emilia Fox .... Nancy Browning
Gianfranco Varetto .... Avvocato Scuotilancia
Giuseppe Battiston .... Ermanno
Lucia Poli .... Signora Serao
Chiara Pirri .... Emilia
Anna Pirri .... Rosa
Andrea Renzi .... Dottor Guazzelli
Abdelhafid Metalsi .... Dottore Salman
Amid Farid .... Al Giumeil
Director: Roberto Benigni
Written by: Roberto Benigni Vincenzo Cerami
Roberto Benigni, who also wrote this story, plays along side his wife Nicoletta Brachi.
A bit of trivia:
Roberto Benigni named his character "Attilio" as a tribute to poet Attilio Bertolucci (1911-2000) father of
famous directors Giuseppe and Bernardo Bertolucci.