Bicycle Thief

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Bicycle Thieves (1948)

NR 93 min - Drama - 24 November 1948
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Antonio, an unemployed man in the depressed post-WWII economy of Italy, at last finds a good job hanging up posters, the only requirement for which is that he must have his own bicycle. When Antonio's bicycle is stolen, he and his son are forced to walk the streets of Rome in search of it, or else face ruin.

Director:  Vittorio De Sica

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Storyline

Antonio, an unemployed man in the depressed post-WWII economy of Italy, at last finds a good job hanging up posters, the only requirement for which is that he must have his own bicycle. When Antonio's bicycle is stolen, he and his son are forced to walk the streets of Rome in search of it, or else face ruin.


Collections: Vittorio De Sica

Tagline: A man and his son search for a stolen bicycle vital for his job.

Genres: Drama

Details

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Country:   Italy
Language:  Italian
Release Date:  24 November 1948

Box Office

Budget:  $133,000
Revenue:  $361,712

Company Credits

Production Companies:  Produzioni De Sica

Technical Specs

Runtime:  1 h 33 min