Monday, September 10, 2012

201. Ladri de Biciclete

Ladri de Biciclete
The Bicycle Thieves
Directed by Vittorio de Sica

Oh my god, give me a break.

I have mentioned before that Italian films bore me to tears.  This one is no exception.  A guy loses his bicycle, goes to look for it, and doesn't find it.  Of course, it is the birth of Italian neorealism and a comment on society and blah, blah, blah.  So, so boring.

I will be kind in saying that the acting is pretty good, considering the fact that these guys weren't professionals.  That is as nice as I will be, however, because I am sick of sitting through hours of pretentious Italian shit.  Here's looking at you, Fellini.

RATING: *----

Interesting Facts:

The director claimed he picked the actors because of their walks.


  1. I actually liked this one pretty well and found myself very moved by the end.
    The posters the lead are pasting to the walls are commercials for the movie Gilda.