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1

Who directed Bicycle Thieves?

Vittoria De Sica

2

Name of the film studio destroyed in WW2?

Cinecitta

This is why there was neo realist films because was no film studio

3

What year was Bicycle Thieves released?

1948

4

Who directed Rome Open City?

Roberto Rossillini

5

When was Rome Open City released?

1945

6

What was Bicycle Thieves deemed by 'Sight and Sound Magazine'?

The greatest film of all time

7

Who was the actor in Bicycle Thieves that played Antonio?

Lamberto Maggiorani

He was no an actor, was just the parent of a child who was auditioning to be Bruno

8

Name of the boy in Bicycle Thieves?

Bruno

9

Why were Neo-realist films created?

Post WW2, represent change in Italy showing poverty, oppression, and injustice.

Mussolini's government fell, so Italian film lost its centre. Film makers made films to represent real life hardships in Italy

10

Where were these films shot?

Exclusively on location, in rundown cities and rural areas.

When the bike is stolen its timed so the traffic lights are red so the bike can escape