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...Antonio Ricci, who is the desperate and poor father who has his most precious item, the bicycle, stolen from him. The movie also features Enzo Staiola as Bruno Ricci, who is Antonnio’s son, and Lianella Carell as Maria Ricci, who plays as Antonio’s wife and Bruno’s mother. The film director, De Sica, failed to get sponsors for this movie because he had just made another highly controversial movie, Shoeshine. He therefore sought financial support from his friends to finance the film. The movie was shot on location with untrained amateur actors. The film focuses on themes of unemployment and poverty... A Review of The Bicycle Thieves (1948) Introduction The Bicycle Thieves is 1948 movie directed by...