A superb, withering critique of uncaring capitalism, from the director of The Bicycle Thieves. Considered by many to be De Sica’s best work. It tells the story is of retired civil servant Umberto, struggling to survive on his dwindling pension. Stars Carlo Battisti, Maria Pia Casilio, Lina Gennari, and Alberto Albani Barbieri. The DVD also includes a short documentary on the Screenwriter Zavattini.