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“Hervé Guibert and the cinema” Cycle - Screening “Bicycle thieves” by Vittorio De Sica



“Hervé Guibert and the cinema” Cycle - Screening “Bicycle thieves” by Vittorio De Sica

Bicycle thieves” [It., 1948, 93 min, OVSTE] - Rome, second post-war. Antonio Ricci, an unemployed person, finds work as a position posting advertising bills. To work, however, he must have a bicycle and his is committed to the pawnshop, so his wife Maria resolutely strips the bed of her dowry bedsheets. On his first day of work, however, while he tries to glue a film poster, his bicycle is stolen. Antonio chases the thief, but to no avail. Having gone to report the theft to the police, he realizes that the police for that small and common theft will not be able to help him.

Saturday December 4th, 4pm
“Bicycle thieves” [It., 1948, 93 min, OVSTE]
Cinémathèque Québécoise
335, boul. De Maisonneuve Est

Hervé Guibert and the cinema - The writings of Hervé Guibert have marked the world of French letters. One of the first writers to talk about the years of AIDS, he was also a critic, screenwriter, photographer, as well as an attentive spectator of the cinema. This program proposed by Spirale magazine brings together some key cinematographic works that have marked the writer, as well as presenting L'homme blessé, co-scripted with Patrice Chéreau La pudeur ou l’impudeur, falling ill the writer's final work, and Guibert cinéma, a documentary by Anthony Doncque. This cycle will also focus on a reading of his text Les chiens and two round tables dealing respectively with the image and desire in his work.

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Date: Saturday, December 04, 2021

Time: At 4:00 pm

Organized by : Cinémathèque Québécoise

Entrance : With fee