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 (də sē′kə), Vittorio 1901-1974.
Italian filmmaker whose Bicycle Thief (1948) and Umberto D (1952) are considered classics of postwar realism.
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de Sica

(Italian de ˈsiːka)
n
(Biography) Vittorio (vitˈtɔːrjo). 1902–74, Italian film actor and director. His films, in the neorealist tradition, include Shoeshine (1946) and Bicycle Thieves (1948)
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Zeffirelli, a native of Florence, was the last of a generation of Italian film luminaries who came of age after World War Two, including Federico Fellini, Luchino Visconti and Vittorio De Sica. Family, friends and politicians, including Culture Minister Alberto Bonisoli, filled the Santa Maria del Fiore cathedral.
'We were absolutely delighted to be invited to perform and give workshops at the British Council Karachi Library,' said Francesca De Sica, the director of the play.
Japanese filmmaker Akira Kurosawa's "Seven Samurai" (1954) stood first, followed by "Bicycle Thieves" (1948) by Vittorio de Sica, a leader of the neorealist movement of Italy, and "Tokyo Story" (1953), by Japanese director Yasujiro Ozu.
"Who doesn't know the iconic symbols of our cinema: actors such as Anna Magnani, Sophia Loren and Marcello Mastroianni; movie-directors such as Vittorio De Sica and Bernardo Bertolucci, and the youngest generation, Roberto Benigni, Paolo Sorrentino and Gianfranco Rosi," he said.
Et Moha de DAS a les traits et le parcours de son cousin lointain, le chomeur de Vittorio de Sica. Dans Les voix du desert, il choisit comme [beaucoup moins que]heros[beaucoup plus grand que] une figure anonyme; un jeune en manque de reperes et qui se cherche une identite.
Vittorio De Sica takes us on a detour to allow one of his characters to enjoy a mozzarella sandwich in Bicycle Thieves (1948), giving us the joy of witnessing a moment between a father and his son that would, in another mode of filmmaking, likely be lost in the jarring rumble of a space battle.
They were also watching Italian neorealism films by Federico Fellini, Roberto Rossellini, Vittorio De Sica, or films by auteurs, like the late Swedish director, writer and producer Ingmar Bergman.
He started his journey behind the camera in Italy when he served as an assistant director under the legendary 'Vittorio De Sica on Woman Times Seven' (1967) and 'A Place for Lovers' (1968), which he also co-wrote.
La controprova e offerta dalla versione cinematografica realizzata da Vittorio De Sica, al suo "passo d'addio": il regista--coma alcuni altri colleghi alle prese con Pirandello--ignorando proprio quella serie di elementi che tratteggiano il carattere spurio delle passioni di gente che prende contatto con la citta, esaspera sentimenti e pene, fino a occultarne i motivi socio-culturali, il cuore stesso dello "pseudopensiero" pirandelliano ipotizzato da Moravia.
Lactancio habria sido discipulo del retor Arnobio de Sica (actual El Kef, en el noroeste de Tunez).