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The bicycle thieves.

Contributor(s): Publisher number: DAVID1555 | Umbrella EntertainmentLanguage: Italian Summary language: English Publication details: Australia : Umbrella Entertainment (distributor), 2006.Description: 1 DVD-video (87 min.) : sound, black & white ; 12 cmOther title:
  • Title on container and disc label: Vittorio De Sica's bicycle thieves
  • Bicycle thief
Uniform titles:
  • Ladri di biciclette (Motion picture)
  • Ladri di biciclette (Motion picture)
Subject(s): DDC classification:
  • 791.4372 22
Production credits:
  • Director, Vittorio de Sica ; producer, Umberto Scarpelli.
Awards:
  • Winner: Academy Award - Best Foreign Language Film, 1949.
Cast: Lamberto Maggiorani, Enzo Staiola, Lianella Carell.Summary: Antonio Ricci, unemployed for over two years, is overjoyed when he's finally given a job putting up posters. There's a catch, though - he needs a bicycle as a requirement of the job, so he pawns the family linen to get a pawned bicycle back. He goes off to his first day's work, truly happy for the first time in years - and the title of the film gives away what happens next.
Holdings
Item type Home library Collection Call number Status Date due Barcode Item reserves
DVD Melbourne Athenaeum Library DVD BIC Issued 13/02/2023 071087
Total reserves: 0

DVD extras: That's life! - a documentary about Vittorio De Sica; theatrical trailer; Umbrella trailers; stills gallery.

Based on a story by Luigi Bartolini.

Director, Vittorio de Sica ; producer, Umberto Scarpelli.

Lamberto Maggiorani, Enzo Staiola, Lianella Carell.

Antonio Ricci, unemployed for over two years, is overjoyed when he's finally given a job putting up posters. There's a catch, though - he needs a bicycle as a requirement of the job, so he pawns the family linen to get a pawned bicycle back. He goes off to his first day's work, truly happy for the first time in years - and the title of the film gives away what happens next.

Censorship classification: PG - Mild themes.

DVD, PAL format, Region 4.

In Italian with English subtitles.

Winner: Academy Award - Best Foreign Language Film, 1949.

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