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Bicycle Thieves (Ladri di biciclette) is an Italian neorealist drama film from 1948. It was directed by Vittorio de Sica, starring Lamberto Maggiorani as Antonio and Enzo Staiola as Bruno. After World War II, Antonio needs his bicycle to keep his job and feed his young family. When it's stolen, he and his son Bruno set out to search for it. In 1950, the film won an honorary Academy Award.

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Why did Bicycle Thieves end so abruptly?

I read that Bicycle Thieves is one of Leonardo DiCaprio's favorite movies of all time. I saw it. It just ended abruptly. I was really hopeful for a happy ending that he would win his bike back but ...