This is part of Swinging Roman Cinema
35mm print! Free for Hollywood Theatre Members. This kicks off our "Swinging Roman Cinema" series, hosted by Shawn Levy, author of Dolce Vita Confidential.
The Bicycle Thief (1948): Vittorio De Sica's Oscar-winning drama introduced the world to a new type of filmmaking: shot on location, using non-professional actors, and telling stories of real, hardscrabble life. A father, a son, a desperate moment: a heart-wrenching masterpiece of mood and melodrama - and a deeply influential film.