Bicycle Thieves (1948)

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Bicycle Thieves

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Directed By Vittorio De Sica Vittorio De Sica Starring Lamberto Maggiorani Lamberto Maggiorani  •  Lianella Carell Lianella Carell  •  Enzo Staiola Enzo Staiola  •  Elena Altieri Elena Altieri  •  Vittorio Antonucci Vittorio Antonucci Genres Coming-of-Age  •  Crime Drama  •  Crime  •  Drama  •  Family Drama  •  Foreign Language Film  •  Italian Neorealism  •  Urban Drama Studios &
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Other Titles Ladri di biciclette [Italy]  •  The Bicycle Thief Release Info 1948-11-24T00:00:00Z November 24, 1948
B&W  •  93 minutes NR Rated NR
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Showtimebr

Showtimebr on 4/18/2013 Reply  · 

Yeah,i know: italian neorealism doesn't exist to make you feel good. But god dammit. This movie is SO agonizing to watch,even after some viewings. It really gets me down.

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eaglesflyhigh

eaglesflyhigh on 5/3/2020 Reply  · 

Agree 100%. Incredibly well made and I love the realism, but it's one of those films that are too depressing to rank high, and it doesn't compel me to watch it again.

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CTR479

CTR479 on 9/15/2013 Reply  · 

One of the finest films in the history of cinema. Sad,tragic, and extremely realistic. Truly one of the most human, and honest films ever made.

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