The Bicycle Thieves

Film Selection night

– 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. Doors open 7pm for refreshments.

bicycle thieves

  • Date: 15/01/2016 8:00 pm
  • Director: Vittorio De Sica
  • Actors: Lamberto Maggiorani, Enzo Staiola, Lianella Carell
  • Country: Italy
  • Year of Release: 1948
  • Running Time: 93 mins
  • Rating: 6.9 (81 votes)
  • Language: Italian
  • Genre: Drama
  • Rotten Tomatoes: 94%

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