Ladri di biciclette

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Ladri di biciclette


Director: Vittorio De Sica
Subject: Cesare Zavattini, based on the novel by Luigi Bartolini
Screenplay: Oreste Biancoli, Suso Cecchi D’Amico, V. De Sica, Adolfo Franci, Gherardo Gherardi, Gerardo Guerrieri, Cesare Zavattini
Photography: Carlo Montuori
Music: Alessandro Cicognini
Editing: Eraldo Da Roma
Scenography: Antonio Traverso
Cast: Lamberto Maggiorani, Enzo Stoiola, Lianella Carell, Elena Altieri, Gino Saltamerenda, Vittorio Antoniucci
Production: Vittorio De Sica for PDS
Distribution: Istituto Luce – 16 mm.
Year: 1948
Running Time: 92′

Country: Italy

After having been unemployed for two years a roman worker finds a job as a bill-poster but he most have a bicycle. The man then sacrifices the family linen sheets to redeem his bike from the pawn shop. One day, while he his working, the bicycle gets stolen. He is desperate and stars to look for his bike with his son Bruno all around Rome.