The Neorealism: we were not just bicycles thieves
This documentary tells the story of the most important cinema trend that Italy has ever produced - Neorealism.
Born after the Second World War, this veritable cultural revolution rapidly became a boundless source of inspiration for moviemakers throughout the entire world. Even today it influences those wanting to produce quality movies characterized and identified as Italian products able to be exported as well.
It is precisely one of the masters of this unique current rich in different personalities who introduces the story - Carlo Lizzani - whose 'lesson' reconstructs the birth and development of neo realism in Italy. It combined innovative movie techniques with a new view based on a 'true' interpretation of reality. Due to its high cultural value, this short film was given the highest reknown of the Presidency of the Italian Republic.