Bicycle Thief (English Subtitled) 1948
Amazon Instant Video
|Director||Vittorio De Sica|
|Starring||Lamberto Maggiorani, Enzo Staiola|
|Supporting actors||Lianella Carell, Gino Saltamerenda, Vittorio Antonucci, Giulio Chiari, Elena Altieri, Carlo Jachino, Michele Sakara, Emma Druetti, Fausto Guerzoni, Giulio Battiferri, Ida Bracci Dorati, Nando Bruno, Eolo Capritti, Memmo Carotenuto, Giovanni Corporale, Sergio Leone, Mario Meniconi, Massimo Randisi|
|MPAA rating||NR (Not Rated)|
|Rental rights||48 hour viewing period. Details|
|Purchase rights||Stream instantly and download to 2 locations Details|
|Format||Amazon Instant Video (streaming online video and digital download)|
One of the greatest films ever.
There is a lot of benefit of learning that you can make a film with deep meaning and heartfelt human emotion with a simple premise and an even simpler story.
Poverty in Rome and the desperation of poor people is a main theme of the story as well as the struggle to survive.
To glue posters to walls around ration-bound post-war Rome, a man needs a bike. When that bike, obtained with pawnbroker money, is stolen, the man is driven to desperate measures. Read morePublished 15 days ago by Peter Jakobsen
This movie is overrated by a mile, like several classics. I just didn't care that much about the guy getting his bike back, and it was also socialist propaganda. Read morePublished 4 months ago by samspennell
The film storyline goes as follows: A poor man in Italy is looking for work. One day, there is a job for a man with a bicycle. The bicycle allows him to work as a poster-hanger. Read morePublished 5 months ago by William
Poignant story of a poor father in post-World War II Italy trying to find work to support his family. He requires a bicycle to work by posting flyers. Read morePublished 5 months ago by Sandra
Rather than extol a film that's been the recipient of lavish praise for over 60 years, I'll simply say that watching Vittorio De Sica's "The Bicycle Thief" left me a little humbled... Read morePublished 6 months ago by The Wiz