Saturday, September 13, 2008
Genre - Drama
Language - Italian
Directed By - Vittoria De Sica
Whats It About - A man and his son search for a stolen bicycle vital for his job.
The recipient of international acclaim, Vittorio de Sica's Italian Neorealist masterwork, THE BICYCLE THIEF, is a treasure of world cinema. After nearly two years of unemployment, Antonio (Lamberto Maggiorani) finally finds work posting bills. But he needs a bicycle to do the job....Why To Watch It - The recipient of international acclaim, Vittorio de Sica's Italian Neorealist masterwork, THE BICYCLE THIEF, is a treasure of world cinema.
Thematically, Vittoria de Sica's THE BICYCLE THIEF details an everyman story of loss of innocence in the face of a destitute society, while the film's poignant acting and directing creates an individual and heart-wrenching tale of one man's struggle to feed his family. The film is often considered one of the masterpieces of 20th century cinema.
The Bicycle Thief' has been a critical favorite for decades, and for good reason. It is a must-see film for any cinema loving person.
Have a sneak peek and decide for yourself -
I'm reading: Weekly Movie Recommendations : 13th September 2008 - 19th September 2008Tweet this! Posted by Anirudh at 11:15 AM