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de Sica

Vittorio . 1902--74, Italian film actor and director. His films, in the neorealist tradition, include Shoeshine (1946) and Bicycle Thieves (1948)
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However, given the absence of other critical works on De Sica in recent decades, this book, like the filmography it discusses, proves worthwhile.
Ramonti had tried to make all, but was very tired in the final furlong and De Sica gradually wore him down.
A circular narrative is prevalent in the telefono bianco romantic comedies of the 1930s and '40s, particularly in the films of Mario Camerini starring Vittorio De Sica.
Though a contemporary of Griffith, he is also a contemporary of Dreyer, of Cocteau, of Came and Renoir, of Bunuel and De Sica, of Carol Reed, Huston, Mankiewicz.
He has frequently collaborated with Federico Fellini, Vittorio De Sica, Luchino Visconti and other Italian neo-realists.
The 2005 Italian 2,000 Guineas winner suffered his first career reverse when touched off by De Sica in last year's Italian Derby.
Though hardly at the level of Vittorio De Sica or Francois Truffaut, Gianni Amelio's study of a man getting to know his 15-year-old developmentally disabled son for the first time puts a high premium on emotional realism and keeps the manipulative business to a minimum.
Vitti ably sustains that filmmakers today do their work differently than the great directors such as Rossellini, Visconti, and De Sica did; different stylistic, linguistic, thematic, historical, and ideological aspects distance the cinematography of today from that of the dopoguerra.
In campo maschile, Amedeo Nazzari, Gino Cervi, Fosco Giachetti e soprattutto Vittorio De Sica esercitano un ruolo determinante nel legittimare l'attore congenialmente domestico e, al contempo, mondano.
De Sica, this year's Italian Derby winner, is also in action, in the Premio Ribot, a Group 2 event over a mile.
It is perhaps unfair that books on Federico Fellini published in the English-speaking world so far outnumber those of his colleagues like Vittorio De Sica or even Roberto Rossellini.
It's not like it was in Italy in the past, when we had all those great directors: Fellini, Rossellini, Visconti, De Sica.