Monday, 8 January 2018

"Bicycle Thieves"- an italian film

"Bicycle Thieves" (in italian "Ladri di biciclette") is an italian, crime film, which is a representative of italian neorealism, directed by Vittorio De Sica in 1948. This film emphasises how life values like religion or morality are important. The plot of this film presents the story of Antonio Ricci, an unemployed italian, which has a dependent wife and child. In the post-war reality, he attempts to find a job and earn some money. Antonio gets a job, in which he has to put up posters and buys a new bicycle to make the work easier. Unfortunately, after a short period of time, his bike is stolen. Later the main character is trying to find the thief and to recover his bicycle. This won't be easy, whereas the whole area is hostile to him and he doesn't have any proof.

Moreover, "Bicycle Thiever" causes that the viewer feels contradictory emotions like an amusement or a sadness. Ideas of this film are pertinent and timeless. 

I encourage you to watch this italian masterpiece! ;-)



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