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El ladrón de bicicletas, desempleo neorrealista

En El neorrealismo cinematográfico italiano, Pio Caro estableció que la influencia de Charles Chaplin es fundamental para entender el movimiento fílmico que se originó en la Italia de la posguerra. 913 more words


Peddlin' in Society 1946

(Italian title: Abbasso la ricchezza! Down With Wealth!)

After having hoarded millions, aunt Gioconda, a fruiterer and pleasant widow, decides to leave the modest shop and to actually start to be an authentic lady. 320 more words

Anna Magnani

Bicycle Thieves - Review


Not a particularly easy film to watch, not in the manner that the content creates a rather rough display, but because the atmosphere forms an overwhelming impact upon the emotions of the viewers given the state of life which Bicycle Thieves takes place. 790 more words

Film Reviews

Solid Gold

Movies have the great artistic advantage of bringing life to you remotely—life that, being lived, enjoyed, or suffered, moves in the immediate moment in time. Such as with… 4,188 more words


[Last Film I Watched] The Roof (1956)

English Title: The Roof
Original Title: Il tetto
Year: 1956
Country: Italy
Language: Italian
Genre: Drama
Director: Vittorio De Sica
Writer: Cesare Zavattini
Music: Alessandro Cicognini… 437 more words

Film Review

The Earrings of Madame De... (1953)

The Earrings of Madame De…, in essence, feels like the perfect incarnation of an Ophuls’ film. In fact, sometimes I forget that Ophuls is actually German, because his films are full of French sentiment. 610 more words


An Old Man and His Dog: Umberto D. (1952)

Following a thirty-year career at the Ministry of Public Works, Umberto Domenico Ferrari (Carlo Battisti) has only his modest pension as a source of income in his retirement. 1,137 more words