A must watch movie for all bike lovers. The story of Ricci (Antonio), and his son, Bruno, set in post-war Rome, Italy. How the acquisition of a Bicycle springs hope for the family's future, and how it's loss plunges them in to - the most sorry ending I've seen. Your heart will reach out to these two characters.
For more on this movie, see these links :http://www.mymovies.it/film/1948/ladridibiciclette/trailer/http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0040522/http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=njLcOqW7xV0&feature=fvwhttp://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=bicycle+thief&aq=1
NOTE : The wiki article includes the full plot/story. Could spoil your treat if you're planning to watch the movie.http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bicycle_ThievesVoted by the Academy Board of Governors (Oscars) as the most
outstanding foreign language film released in the United States during
1949, before the foreign films category was even introduced in the Oscars.
Locarno, Bafta, Golden Globe,
York Film Critics Circle Awards and a slew of other awards.