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Vittorio de Sica

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Wednesday, October 10 2012

The Gaze of an Old Man Pierces in 'Umberto D.'

In the end, any political/social message is subservient to the personal expression: We are all victims of mortality.


Sunday, June 5 2011

'Shoeshine': A Dickensian Tale

Heralded as a neorealist masterpiece, Shoeshine should be considered more of a precursor to the style in which Vittorio De Sica polished his technique for his later masterpieces.


Monday, August 4 2008

Sophia Loren 4-Film Collection

Wrapped in striking red, plush vinyl, the set is every bit as attractive and voluptuous as its eponymous star actress.


Wednesday, January 22 2003

Shoeshine (Sciuscià) (1946)

Focuses on the disintegration of a friendship between two Italian youths who fall victim to the state's juvenile detention system.


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