Vittorio de Sica-st

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Bicycle Thieves (1948)
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In post-war Italy, a working-class man's bicycle is stolen. He and his son set out to find it. (89 mins.)
 
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A Brief Vacation (1973)
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A women lives a miserable life in the basement of her Milan apartment, with her boring inlaws and three children (boys)... (112 mins.)
 
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The Garden of the Finzi-Continis (1970)
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In the late 1930s, in Ferrara, Italy, the Finzi-Contini are one of the leading families, wealthy, aristocratic... (94 mins.)
 
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Sunflower (1970)
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An Italian woman conducts a desperate search for her husband, a soldier considered missing in action in Russia - like fifty thousand others during WWII. (107 mins.)
 
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The Witches (1967)
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Five short stories loosely dealing with the roles of women in society. (121 mins.)
 
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After the Fox (1966)
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Peter Sellers plays Aldo Vanucci (aka the Fox), one of the greatest criminals of the world and master of disguise... (103 mins.)
 
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Un monde nouveau (1966)
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Anne, a beautiful free-lance photographer, meets with the French medical student Carlo and falls in love... (83 mins.)
 
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Marriage Italian Style (1964)
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The rich man Domenico and Filumena, a penniless prostitute, share great part of their lives in the immediate post WWII Italy. (102 mins.)
 
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Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow (1963)
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Stories about three very different women and the men they attract. (118 mins.)
 
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The Boom (1963)
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During the economic boom of Italy a man tries desperately to maintain a high standard of living for his family. (88 mins.)
 
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The Condemned of Altona (1962)
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A maddened German war criminal lives in a secluded house owned by his rich father who lets him think the war is still on 20 years after the fact. However, no deception can last forever. (114 mins.)
 
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Boccaccio '70 (1962)
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Four directors tell tales of Eros fit for a 1970s Decameron. Working-class lovers, Renzo and Luciana... (205 mins.)
 
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The Last Judgment (1961)
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In Naples, a voice from the skies announces one morning that the final judgment will be at 6 p.m. on that day. What follows is a series of vignettes depicting various people's reactions (or lack there of) to the announcement. (101 mins.)
 
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Two Women (1960)
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In the Italy of WWII, a widow and her lonely daughter seek for distance between them and the horrors of war. (100 mins.)
 
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Fast and Sexy (1958)
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A beautiful and rich widowed woman leaves New York in order to find herself a husband in the italian village she was born in. After many tries she... ends up with the blacksmith of the village. (105 mins.)
 
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The Roof (1956)
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Under provincial Italian law at the time, once a roof is erected, the occupants cannot be evicted from a building... (91 mins.)
 
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The Gold of Naples (1954)
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Tribute to Naples, where director De Sica spent his first years, this is a collection of 6 Napolitean... (138 mins.)
 
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It Happened in the Park (1953)
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THERE is something uniquely fascinating about a large municipal park, with its natural beauties, its... (98 mins.)
 
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Indiscretion of an American Wife (1953)
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Prior to leaving by train for Paris, a married American woman tries to break off her affair with a young Italian in Rome's Stazione Termini. (90 mins.)
 
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Umberto D. (1952)
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An elderly man and his dog struggle to survive on his government pension in Rome. (89 mins.)
 
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Miracle in Milan (1951)
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An old woman finds a baby among the cauliflowers in her garden. She takes care of the orphan, and calls him Totò... (100 mins.)
 
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Shoeshine (1946)
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Two shoeshine boys in postwar Rome, Italy, save up to buy a horse, but their involvement as dupes in a burglary lands them in juvenile prison where the experience take a devastating toll on their friendship. (93 mins.)
 
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The Children Are Watching Us (1944)
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A four-year old boy, Pricò, becomes the subject of emotional folly by his fluctuant parents and inattentive relatives. (84 mins.)
 
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Un garibaldino al convento (1942)
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An old woman's poignant reminiscence of her youth in a convent school, the happy moments and the sad, and her tragic love for a Garibaldian. (83 mins.)
 
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Doctor, Beware (1941)
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A comedy of errors in which the sweetly incompetent Dr. Pietro Vignali (de Sica) has been run deep into debt by his girlfriend... (92 mins.)
 
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Maddalena... zero in condotta (1940)
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La signorina Elisa insegna scrittura commerciale in una scuola femminile, dove tutte le lettere, per convenzione... (79 mins.)
 
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