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Bicycle Thieves (Criterion Collection)

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A man and his son search for a stolen bicycle vital for his job.

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Studio Criterion Collection
SKU 203518472
UPC 715515022224
UPC 14 00715515022224
Format DVD
Release Date 2/13/2007
Aspect Ratio
Standard  1.33:1 [4:3]
Actors
Name De Sica,Vittorio
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Cast & Crew
Alessandro Cicognini - Original Music By
Antonio Traverso - Production Designer
Carlo Montuori - Cinematographer
Cesare Zavattini, et. al. - Screenplay
Enzo Staiola - Actor
Eraldo Da Roma - Editor
Gino Saltamerenda - Actor
Giuseppe Amato - Producer
Lamberto Maggiorani - Actor
Lianella Carell - Actor
Luigi Bartolini - Based On Novel By
Vittorio De Sica - Producer
Vittorio De Sica - Director
Awards
Winner (1950) British Academy Awards, Bicycle Thieves, Best Film from any Source,Golden Globe, Bicycle Thieves, Best Foreign Film,Oscar, Bicycle Thieves, Honorary Award
Nominee (1950) Oscar, Cesare Zavattini, Best Writing, Screenplay
Reviews
ReviewSource eFilmCritic.com
Review Okay, so I think calling this "The greatest film of all time" may be a bit too much, but it really is a great film. So damn sad! My wife was ready to break down sobbing and I was frightfully close as well by the time "Fine" came on the screen...I'm sure artists, film makers, critics (real ones), etc. will say things like "the most important film of the modern post-war blah blah blah". I'm just a member of the audience, and don't have the saw-fist-y-cay-sion to understand how "The Bicycle Thief" fits into the history of film and how influencial it was, but I do know this is a great film, not to be missed...I suppose one could say this is the "Citizen Kane" of Italian cinema, but then, I wouldn't know since I'm a dumb member of the audience and have no idea what the Italian cinema is.
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ReviewRating 10
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Review More than fifty years since it was first released Vittorio De Sica's Bicycle Thieves now stands as a cultural icon. Regularly parodied and paid homage to - in everything from Maurizio Nichetti's The Icicle Thief to Alexei Sayle's Didn't You Kill My Brother? - the film has become familiar to such a degree that those few cinephiles yet to experience it will no doubt be able to recount its narrative in its entirety: the tale of Antonio, the poor jobless husband and father who need a bicycle to gain employment, yet upon obtaining one has it stolen on the his day ay work. It's this simplicity of storytelling, at times akin to that of a fable or parable, which perhaps explains the film's enduring popularity.
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Reviewer Anthony Nield
ReviewRating 9
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DVD
Product Attributes
Actor De Sica,Vittorio
Music Format DVD
Video Format DVD
Quotes
Bob Graham, San Francisco Chronicle ...one of those wonderful titles whose power does not sink in until the film is over.
Roger Ebert, Chicago Sun-Times An official masterpiece!
Sight & Sound Filmmakers' Poll, 2002 One of the ten greatest films ever made.

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