Bicycle Thieves [Ladri di biciclette]

Ladri di biciclette

Directed By: Vittorio De Sica

November 21, 1948 / Italian / 89 min

A classic of Italian neorealist cinema, the film follows a desperate father who finally secures work, but his bicycle is stolen rendering him again unemployed. He and his young son’s long search through an exhausted Rome reveals the divisions in society.

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Screened Semesters:

  • 2021 Winter