Ladri di saponette (The Icicle Thief)
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Ladri di saponette (The Icicle Thief)
As indicated by its title, The Icicle Thief shamelessly parodies Vittorio De Sica's neorealist classic The Bicycle Thief--but it's much more than a mere lampoon. Director Maurizio Nichetti appears on-screen as a pompous filmmaker whose new film The Icicle Thief is the last-minute substitute for a more highly regarded "masterpiece" on an intellectual Italian TV program. The film, in black and white, begins to unreel on screen, only to be interrupted at crucial moments by loud, vulgar, full-color commercials. The film-within-a-film's central character (Nichetti again!), who… More
Rotten Tomatoes Score: 88%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Charming and inventive."
‑ Rich Cline, Shadows on the Wall
"Offers a clever look at the media and its impact on our lives"
‑ Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat, Spirituality and Practice
"Uma comédia cada vez mais rara nos dias de hoje: inteligente, tocante e, claro, muito divertida."
‑ Pablo Villaca, Cinema em Cena
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