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Vittorio de Sica’s - LADRI DI BICICLETTE/BICYCLE THIEVES - issued on dvd

Oscar winning story of a poor man whose bicycle is stolen and he and his son search Rome for it. 82 more words

Italian Cinema

Poignant dignity

“Nothing in this world is harder than speaking the truth, nothing easier than flattery”

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Italian director Vittorio de Sica’s masterpiece, Umberto D, is being regarded as one of the most outstanding examples of Italian Neorealism movement… It is fairly known that “Neorealism, as a term, can mean several things; it often refers to films of working class life and of the struggles and social conditions of people set in the culture of poverty. 1,465 more words


EFC II #131 - Bicycle Thieves (1948)

The Epic Film Challenge II
#131 – Bicycle Thieves {Ladri Di Biciclette} (1948)
Dir. Vittorio De Sica
Starring: Lamberto Maggiorani, Enzo Staiola, Lianella Carell

The one hundred and thirty-first installment of the Epic Film Challenge II, a simple yet powerful Italian film, Bicycle Thieves. 31 more words

Epic Film Challenge

Bicycle Thieves

It’s a world of have-nots, but is it too much to ask that I get a little peace and quiet on this airplane? 665 more words

Three Reels

"Art... cannot be commercial... It has to be for oneself."

“Art has to be severe. It cannot be commercial. It cannot be for the producer or even for the public. It has to be for oneself.”

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