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Bicycle Thieves

BICYCLE THIEVES

Review: A working-class man’s bicycle is stolen in Rome, he and his son go in search for it.
Director: Vittorio De Sica
Actors: Lamberto Maggiorani, Enzo Staiola and Lianella Carell… 237 more words

Drama

Moving pictures 2017, #64

Six films from three countries – two of each. Odd, how it works out sometimes.

Two Women, Vittorio De Sica (1960, Italy). I found this on Amazon Prime which, in among the populist crap and, well, the just plain crap, throws up the odd gem. 2,055 more words

Films

Moving pictures 2017, #58

Bit of an odd mix this Moving pictures post, although it’s a good geographical spread. Not so much of chronological spread, however, with one from the 1960s, one from the 1980s, and the rest less than a decade old (well, … 1,780 more words

Films

Shoeshine (1946)

“In here they feed us, they shelter us, they give us clothes, and they even entertain us. What else could we want? This is paradise!” 289 more words

1940s

Miracle Cure

Cinema has an unhealthy slant towards obsession. Alone in dark rooms, it’s all too easy to start wondering what’s the point of more images and sounds? 2,324 more words

Film

41. "The Earrings of Madame de...", Max Ophuls (1953)

Part of The 100 Greatest Movies I’ve Ever Seen list.

The Earrings of Madame de… aka Madame de…

dir. Max Ophuls scr. Marcel Achard, Max Ophuls, Annette Wademant based on the novel  210 more words

Movies

Oscar nomination comedy – MATRIMONIO ALL'ITALIANA/MARRIAGE ITALIAN STYLE – issued on dvd and Blu Ray

MATRIMONIO ALL’ITALIANA/MARRIAGE ITALIAN STYLE (15) 1964 ITALY DE SICA, VITTORIO DVD – £13.99 BLU RAY £17.99
Oscar nomination comedy in which rich married Domenico promises his dying mistress, Filumena (played by Sophia Loren), that he will marry her if she survives. 47 more words

Italian Cinema