SIGHT & SOUND 100 | #41
VITTORIO DE SICA | ITALY | 1948 | 89 MIN | NR | ITALIAN, ENGLISH, GERMAN
Often cited as the greatest film of all time, a frantic search by father and son for a stolen bicycle becomes a symbol of survival for the working-class man in the decaying economy of post-WWII Italy.
Cast: Lamberto Maggiorani, Enzo Staiola, Lianella Carell
Part of the Philadelphia Film Society’s FILM ESSENTIALS series.
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