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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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For example, Carlo Battisti, the actor who portrays the titular character of De Sica's him Umberto D.
Il viaggio di Vittorio De Sica, canto del cigno del regista ciociaro, per molti versi illustra in termini emblematici questa deminutio stilistica che il passaggio dalla scrittura su carta alle immagini in movimento talora produce, sia per ragioni interne al medium sia per scelte di regista e sceneggiatori.
The fine-grained examination of Vittorio De Sica's career during the Fascist Era is also insightful, as are comparisons between different types on stardom in adaptations of Malombra (1917, 1942).
Vittorio de Sica's well-known film Ladri di biciclette (1948) is a key part of the Italian neo-realist genre that sparked similar films in Spain.
Italia es el pais que mas veces ha ganado este premio, gracias a un prestigioso grupo de cineastas, entre los que figuran Vittorio de Sica, Federico Fellini, Giuseppe Tornatore y Roberto Benigni, este ultimo distinguido por La vida es bella en 1999.
Vittorio De Sica's landmark film Ladri di biciclette, whose protagonist attempts desperately to enter the work force, and Maurizio Nichetti's pastiche of De Sica's film, Ladri di saponette (1989), whose protagonist remains buried beneath a heap of consumer products, serve as convenient cinematic bookends for this period.
These pieces resonate with period Neorealist poverty--think of the films of Roberto Rossellini and Vittorio De Sica that address the slicer hardship of Italy during the deprivations of World War II and its aftermath.
It is difficult to imagine two narrative features more different than Vittorio De Sica's neorealist masterwork Bicycle Thieves (1945, Italy) and Steven Spielberg's early blockbuster Jaws (1975, US).
La pelicula del gran Vittorio De Sica, con guion de Cesare Zavattini, era revolucionaria, cosa nunca vista.
of Economics, Turkey) provides introductory and contextual essays and writes: "[This book] is aimed, as Bazin would want, not only at scholars, teachers, and critics of film but also at educated or cultivated moviegoers and students of the cinema at all levels." Among the directors and films discussed: Vittorio De Sica, Roberto Rossellini, The Roof, Forbidden Christ, Umberto D., and Senso.
They were Ben Manfred MP (Jack Hawkins), American reporter Tim Collier (Dan Dailey), New York lawyer Jeff Ryder (Richard Conte) and Roman hotelier Ricco Poccari (Vittoria De Sica).