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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

#202: Indiscretion Of An American Wife & Terminal Station

VITTORIO DE SICA

1953

REVIEW

Special Features

  1. Exclusive audio commentary on Indiscretion by film scholar Leonard Leff (Hitchcock and Selznick: The Rich and Strange Collaboration of Alfred Hitchcock and David O.
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Leonard Leff

#201: Umberto D.

VITTORIO DE SICA

1952

REVIEW

Special Features

  1. That’s Life: Vittorio De Sica, a fifty-five-minute documentary about the director’s career, made for Italian television in 2001…
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Memmo Carotenuto

"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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Director

Vittorio de Sica’s film - LA CIOCIARA /TWO WOMEN - out on dvd and blu ray

LA CIOCIARA /TWO WOMEN (15) 1960 ITALY DE SICA, VITTORIO DVD – £15.99 BLU RAY – £19.99
1943 a woman and her teenage daughter travel form war torn Rome to her native village of Ciociaria. 349 more words

Italian Cinema

Boccaccio ’70—“La riffa”

Boccaccio ’70 is a multi-part modern variation on the saucy sex stories in The Decameron. Because the four parts have little similarity besides the influence of Boccaccio, it makes sense to discuss them separately. 462 more words

Films

"You live and you suffer. To hell with it. You want a pizza?"

“You live and you suffer. To hell with it. You want a pizza?”

— Antonio Ricci,  The Bicycle Thieves, 1948, Italy. Portrayed by Lamberto Maggiorani.

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