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The Bicycle Thief (1948) By Catrickes, Maria Alexandra

DOI: 10.4324/9781135000356-REM1707-1
Published: 01/10/2017
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Ladri di biciclette (The Bicycle Thief, 1948) is a neorealist film by Vittorio De Sica, considered modern and revolutionary because it radically broke with pre-World War II Hollywood cinematic codes by using real people instead of actors and telling the story of an ordinary man.

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Catrickes, Maria Alexandra. "The Bicycle Thief (1948)." The Routledge Encyclopedia of Modernism. : Taylor and Francis, 2016. Date Accessed 13 Aug. 2020 https://www.rem.routledge.com/articles/the-bicycle-thief-1948. doi:10.4324/9781135000356-REM1707-1

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