Bicycle Thieves

Janus Films (The Criterion Collection)
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Anonymous picture

A very emotional and interesting story! First time watching this film and I am impressed - cinematography and the movement is well done to create suspense. The ending is not satisfying, however intriguing story...

Anonymous picture

WOW! WOW! WOW! Amazing is not the right word, give me a deserving word please...

Anonymous picture

Beautifully filmed in classic B&W. The story held my interest to the end. I simply was unable to guess how it would end. I also was intrigued by the little boy who looked like he was about 6-8 years old when this movie was made in 1948. I was 7 going on to 8 that year, so the little ...Read more

Michelle avatar

The emotional layers in this film are incredible - so conflicting. After Tonio's bike is stolen on the first day of a job after his not worked for over 2 years, he faces moral dilemmas that might break any person. The father-son bond goes through many changes. Yes, it is quite heartbreaking. ...Read more

Anonymous picture

Agreed, beautiful film, heartbreaking in so many ways, particularly if you've ever had your bike stolen, but the father-son relationship is the most moving part for me. I just want to give this kid a hug!

Anonymous picture

This film isn't overrated. It's beautiful. Great performances by non-actors. Gorgeous photography.

Anonymous picture

4 1/2 stars. Very hard times depicted in a simple, but beautiful film.

Anonymous picture

Fascinating slice of film--worth watching despite being a bit overrated.

Anonymous picture

Aren't all major films overrated? That's how they get to these lists?

Liam avatar

Awesome Movie! Interseting Language!

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