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Sciuscià
(1946)

AKA: Shoeshine

Country: Italy

Genre: Drama

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Synopsis

Two best friends find their bond tested by the trials of post-war Italy, street crime and prison in this neorealist classic from legendary director Vittorio De Sica (The Bicycle Thief). While shining shoes for a living and dreaming of buying a horse of their very own, young Giuseppe and Pasquale are confronted by harsh reality when they are embroiled in a smuggling ring, quickly learning that innocence and childish dreams can only last for so long in a world of turmoil.

Notes

  • Directed by Vittorio De Sica.
  • Winner of a Special Oscar in 1947 (a first for a foreign film)

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Also see De Sica's Two Women.

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