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Bicycle Thieves (1948) was a Crime - Drama Film directed by Vittorio de Sica and produced by Vittorio de Sica and Giuseppe Amato.

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Offbeat Blu-ray Review: Bicycle Thieves ? The Criterion Collection

By Devon Powell on Mar 18, 2016 From Hitchcock Master

Spine # 374? Distributor: Criterion Collection (USA)? Release Date: March 29, 2016? Region: Region A Length: 1:29:27 Video: 1080P (MPEG-4, AVC) Main Audio: Italian Mono LPCM (48kHz, 24-Bit) Alternate Audio: English Dolby Digital Audio (48 kHz, 192 Kbps) Subtitles: English Ratio: 1.37:1 Bitrate: 34.9... Read full article

Bicycle Thieves (Vittorio De Sica, 1948)

By Judy on Oct 5, 2015 From Movie Classics

I’ve written a review of this great Italian film as part of the Greatest Childhood/Adolescent Films Countdown over at Wonders in the Dark.... Read full article

Bicycle Thieves (1948)

By Beatrice on Mar 25, 2015 From Flickers in Time

Bicycle Thieves (Ladri di biciclette) Directed by Vittorio De Sica Written by Cezare Zavattini, Vittorio De Sica et al from a novel by Luigi Bartolini 1948/USA Produzione De Sica Repeat viewing/Netflix rental #212 of 1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die Imagine a place and time when someone... Read full article

Sight and Sound Top 250 – #033 Bicycle Thieves (1948)

By Michael on Mar 2, 2015 From Durnmoose Movie Musings

It’s been a bit as I’ve been trying to get caught up on a few other things, but finally, here we are with another look at one of the films on Sight and Sound’s most recent Top 250 All-Time Greatest Films list. Today it’s #38, Vittorio De Sica‘s Bicycle Thieves. Also, fo... Read full article

Thankful for World Cinema- Bicycle Thieves

By Bernardo Villela on Nov 23, 2011 From The Movie Rat

When looking for a theme in which to select films from the start of November until Thanksgiving being literal is not the best option. Films centered around Thanksgiving tend to be overly obsessed with dysfunctional families. So in thinking about the nature of the day which was initially a celebratio... Read full article

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Vittorio De Sica claimed he selected the actors for the characters of both Bruno and Antonio because of their walks.
There's a scene later in the movie where Bruno is nearly run over twice while crossing the street. This was absolutely unrehearsed - it was filmed on location and the two cars happened to pass by at that time.
The film is frequently on critics' and directors' lists of the best films ever made. It was given an Academy Honorary Award in 1950, and, just four years after its release, was deemed the greatest film of all time by the magazine Sight & Sound's poll of filmmakers and critics in 1952. The film placed sixth as the greatest ever made in the latest directors poll, conducted in 2002.
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