La tigre e la neve (The Tiger and the Snow)
La tigre e la neve (The Tiger and the Snow) (2006)

A love-struck poet travels into the heart of wartime Iraq in hopes of rescuing the woman he loves in Academy award-winning director Roberto Benigni's affecting tale of love and devotion. A kind poet and father to his daughters, a… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: May 8, 2007
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Critic Score: 17% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Ed Halter
L.A. Weekly

Roberto Benigni here plays out a madcap tale of romantic obsession against the backdrop of the Iraq invasion. The results are neither profound nor funny.

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V.A. Musetto
New York Post

The only award Benigni's misconceived and unfunny The Tiger and the Snow could possibly win is for Worst Movie of 2006.

Richard Horgan
FilmStew.com

Unlike the pre-TV world of concentration camps seen in Life is Beautiful, the Iraq war is something we are all directly familiar with.

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G. Allen Johnson
San Francisco Chronicle

This film, one of the worst of 2006, almost has to be seen to be believed -- a comedy about a man who goes to Iraq, and, amid a string of comic misadventures, tries to save the life of his love, who has been gravely wounded in a bombing.

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Kevin Thomas
Los Angeles Times

Shameless, utterly predictable and grimly unfunny nonsense.

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Shirley Sealy
Film Journal International

As a writer and director, Benigni's off-the-wall originality is striking--but sometimes he goes too far.

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David Germain
Associated Press

Like Life Is Beautiful, The Tiger and the Snow incongruously offers sharp laughs and touches of tenderness amid moments of drama and danger.

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Michael Rechtshaffen
Hollywood Reporter

Perhaps a greater passage of time was needed to provide a more effective historical perspective, but Tiger has a bigger problem with a dramatic structure that sags conspicuously in the middle, never to completely correct itself.

Ken Fox
TV Guide's Movie Guide

Benigni can't even be bothered to get the chronology or the details of the American occupation right, and his keen visual sense isn't enough to save him: Benigni's artfully composed images are as empty as his political convictions.

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Flixster Audience Score: 84% Flixster User Reviews
Carlos Magalh„es
Roberto Begnini repeats the same formula of his successful masterpiece Life is Beautiful, which makes this film look unoriginal, but nonetheless it is funny,… More
Daisy Maduro
La tigre e la neve was a movie with a mix of drama and comedy. This made the story became very interesting and enjoyable. And off course Benigni, who was so… More
Walter M.
[font=Century Gothic]In "The Tiger and the Snow," Attilio(Roberto Benigni, who also co-wrote and directed) is an absentminded poet and divorced father… More
Janice :d
Roberto Benigni's performance is undoubtedly filled with years of acting expertise yet a character may be grandiose although the storyline is awful... yes… More
Panta Oz
Watching this movie makes you happy... it's like a drug! Roberto Benigni goes under your skin with his unbelievable actions and you can see the life in… More
Donna Dawson
Italian movie all in subtitles...but I found it to be quite charming and unique, as well as it's hilarious moments. Roberto Benigni is so funny as the… More