Posts Tagged ‘french new wave’

Lamberto Maggiorani (Antonio Ricci), Enzo Staiola (Bruno Ricci). Screenplay by Cesare Zavattini et al. Directed by Vittorio De Sica. Rating: U. Running time: 93 minutes. I get the impression The Bicycle Thieves is one of those films everybody has heard of but few have seen. It’s evidently revered amongst those oh-so important film circles, but despite its name having lingered in my […]


Sally Hawkins (Jill), Craig Roberts (Oliver), Paddy Considine (Graham), Noah Taylor (Lloyd). Screenplay by Richard Ayoade. Directed by Richard Ayoade. Rating: 15. Running time: 97 minutes. Submarine is a coming-of-age story rightly insisting that it has a unique selling point: its quirky main character. Oliver is a fifteen year old Welsh schoolboy with the type […]