Ladri di biciclette

Ladri di biciclette

The bicycle thief

DVD - 1998 | Italian
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Story of an unemployed man and his son in war devastated Rome. The father finds a job pasting up posters, work requiring a bicycle to get around. The bicycle is stolen; panic stricken at being unable to recover his bicycle and at the prospect of losing his job, the father is compelled to steal a bicycle, only to be caught and humiliated in front of his son.
Publisher: New York : Corinth Films ; Chatsworth, CA : Image Entertainment Inc., 1998, c1972
Branch Call Number: DVD Italian Bicycle
791.4372 B583
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (90 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in
Alternative Title: Bicycle thief [DVD]


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Jun 18, 2014

A moving and poigant melodrama that brings one to tears with the story it tells. Wonderfully tells of the love and loyalty and what lengths a Father will do to ensure that he and his young son survive and avoid starvation. The ending is powerful cinema at it's zenith.


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