EFC II #131 – Bicycle Thieves (1948)

The Epic Film Challenge II
#131 – Bicycle Thieves {Ladri Di Biciclette} (1948)
Dir. Vittorio De Sica
Starring: Lamberto Maggiorani, Enzo Staiola, Lianella Carell

The one hundred and thirty-first installment of the Epic Film Challenge II, a simple yet powerful Italian film, Bicycle Thieves.

Recorded in December 2016.

Oscar Wins: Honourary Award (Best Foreign Language Film)

Is it a film you must see before you die?

Luke: Yes definitely, it’s a powerful yet simple film.

EFC II #23 – Letter from an Unknown Woman (1948)

The Epic Film Challenge II
#23 – Letter from an Unknown Woman (1948)
Dir. Max Ophüls
Starring: Joan Fontaine, Louis Jordan, Mady Christians, Marcel Journet, Art Smith, Howard Freeman

The twenty-third installment of the Epic Film Challenge II, a charming yet sad melodrama starring Joan Fontaine, Letter from an Unknown Woman.

Recorded in June 2016.

Is it a film you must see before you die?

Luke: Yes, there’s definitely something to it that I really got taken with.