Bicycle Thieves

Clyde Coffee and The Roxy Theater are thrilled to present Cinema Abroad, a series of classic and contemporary foreign films.

Hailed around the world as one of the greatest movies ever made, the Academy Award–winning Bicycle Thieves, directed by Vittorio De Sica, defined an era in cinema. In poverty-stricken postwar Rome, a man is on his first day of a new job that offers hope of salvation for his desperate family when his bicycle, which he needs for work, is stolen. With his young son in tow, he sets off to track down the thief. Simple in construction and profoundly rich in human insight, Bicycle Thieves embodies the greatest strengths of the Italian neorealist movement: emotional clarity, social rectitude, and brutal honesty. This showing of Bicycle Thieves was sponsored in part by The Roxy's neighbors, Missoula Bicycle Works.

Bicycle Thieves

Screening Times

Sponsored By Missoula Bicycle Works, Clyde Coffee

Film Info

Vittorio De Sica, Italy, 89 minutes, NR

Genre: Drama
Cast Members: Lamberto Maggiorani, Enzo Staiola, Lianella Carell
Original Language: Italian
Subtitles: Subtitled
Format: Digital
Writer: Vittorio De Sica