Bicycle thieves Ladri de biciclette
(DVD)

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Published
Irvington, N.Y. : Santa Monica, Calif. : Criterion Collection ; Distributed by Image Entertainment, [2007].
Edition
Special ed.
Physical Desc
2 DVDs (89 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 guide (75 pages : ill. ; 19 cm.).
Rating
Not rated.
Status
Arroyo Grande Library - Adult DVD - Adult Audiovisual  1 available
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Cayucos Library - Adult DVD - Adult Audiovisual  1 available
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Format
DVD
Language
ita
ISBN
193412124X, 9781934121245
UPC
715515022224

Notes

General Note
Title from container.
General Note
Based on the novel by Luigi Bartolini.
General Note
Originally released as a motion picture in 1948.
General Note
Special features: Restored high-definition digital transfer; "Working with De Sica": a collection of new interviews with screenwriter Suso Cecchi D'Amico, actor Enzo Staiola, and film scholar Callisto Cosulich; "Life as it is": new program on the history of Italian neorealism in cinema, with scholar Mark Shiel; documentary on screenwriter and longtime Vittorio De Sica collaborator Cesare Zavattini, directed by Carlo Lizzani.
Creation/Production Credits
Cinematographer, Carlo Montuori ; editor, Eraldo Da Roma ; original music, Alessandro Cicognini.
Participants/Performers
Lamberto Maggiorani, Enzo Staiola, Lianella Carell, Gino Saltamerenda, Vittorio Antonucci, Giulio Chiari, Elena Altieri.
Description
In postwar, poverty-stricken Rome, a man, hoping to support his desperate family with a new job, loses his bicycle and main means of transportation to work. With his wide-eyed young son in tow, he sets off to track down the thief.
Target Audience
Not rated.
System Details
DVD, full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 1.0 mono., dual-layer, DVD-9, high-definition transfer.
Language
Italian dialogue with optional English dubbed soundtrack, English subtitles.
Awards
Golden Globes, USA, 1950: Best Foreign Film.
Awards
Italian National Syndicate of Film Journalists, 1949: Silver Ribbons - Best Cinematography (Carlo Montuori) ; Best Director (Vittorio De Sica) ; Best Film ; Best Score (Alessandro Cicognini) ; Best Screenplay (Cesare Zavattini, Vittorio De Sica, Suso Cecchi d'Amico, Oreste Biancoli, Adolfo Franci, Gerardo Guerrieri) ; Best Story (Cesare Zavattini).

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