Bicycle Thieves 4/25/18
That's what Italian neorealism is: it's the humanity of a man going through a time when humans need to and can be only that: human.
Bicycle Thieves 2/11/17
"The Bicycle Thief" is an Italian film set after WWII, when the opportunity of employment is slim, a poor father has to find his stolen bicycle or else he will be fired from his job, and won't be able to feed his already struggling family.Thoughts:Since Italy was in such a poor shape post-war, the f...
Bicycle Thieves 9/12/16
Not interested in exploring films own rules, Bicycle Thieves has bad cinematography, inadequate cutting, and some happenings told rather than shown, but it's set of amateur actors are beyond criticism; an amateur is a lover, the word comes from 'love' (with all the caprices and difficulties of love)...
Bicycle Thieves 3/09/15
I also liked how, despite the fact that a small child tags along and naturally acts out due to the thankless chore of being dragged around the city, the film is almost completely devoid of mawkish sentimentality - even a scene where father and son have a bonding moment in an eatery is still undercut...