Bicycle Thieves

Ricci, an unemployed man in the depressed post-WWII economy of Italy, gets at last a good job - for which he needs a bike - hanging up posters. But soon his bicycle is stolen. He and his son walk the streets of Rome, looking for the bicycle. Ricci finally manages to locate the thief but with no proof, he has to abandon his cause. But he and his son know perfectly well that without a bike, Ricci won't be able to keep his job.

Year

1948

Movie time

89 min

Directed by

Vittorio De Sica

Cast

Lamberto Maggiorani, Enzo Staiola, Lianella Carell, Elena Altieri

8.3/10

IMDB

98%

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