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BICYCLE THIEVES

Ladri di biciclette

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Directed by Vittorio De Sica
Italy, 1948
Drama

Synopsis

In the depressed post-WWII economy of Italy, a desperate but hopeful family man is on his first day of a new job, when his bicycle, essential to do the work, is stolen. With his wide-eyed son in tow, he sets off to track down the thief. A landmark in the Italian neorealist movement.

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Synopsis

In the depressed post-WWII economy of Italy, a desperate but hopeful family man is on his first day of a new job, when his bicycle, essential to do the work, is stolen. With his wide-eyed son in tow, he sets off to track down the thief. A landmark in the Italian neorealist movement.

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Bicycle ThievesDirected byVittorio De Sica

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Awards & Festivals

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Cannes Film Festival
2018 | Cannes Classics
Academy Awards
1950 | Winner: Honorary Award
1950 | Nominee: Best Writing, Screenplay
Locarno International Film Festival
1949 | Winner: Special Prize of the Jury

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