A Bread Factory, Part One: For the Sake of Gold Reviews

October 27, 2018
It's as if Eric Rohmer had made a Christopher Guest film - "Waiting for Guffman" recast as an ardent inquiry into what small-town American life has become.
October 26, 2018
A warm and prickly humanist triumph that features no movie stars, disperses its attention across a large ensemble and feels meticulously handcrafted in every respect.
October 26, 2018
This minimalist epic amply showcases Wang's gifts for Chekhovian-style drama infused with generous doses of subtle humor.
October 25, 2018
"A Bread Factory" has an immense cast, a deliberate pace and thematic ambition to spare - but it also has a ground-level, plain-spoken modesty that renders it hypnotic.
October 25, 2018
Through bursts of comedy, poignancy, conflict, song, dance, and theatrical whimsy, what emerges is akin to a homespun symphony of soulfulness.
October 25, 2018
The distinctive premise of Patrick Wang's new film, "A Bread Factory," is matched by the audacity and the originality with which he realizes it.
October 24, 2018
A sort of cinematic state-of-the-arts speech, is endlessly warm, playful and lovable, a sprawling and prankish hangout comedy with no clear precedent.
October 23, 2018
This film is miraculous, and we are lucky to have it.
October 23, 2018
Even its flaws convey something of its themes-the importance of having a place for art that isn't perfect and isn't going to appeal to everyone.