Bread and Roses Reviews

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August 11, 2012
December 6, 2005
November 14, 2003
December 8, 2002
October 30, 2002
October 10, 2002
July 26, 2002
...less dogmatic and milder than most of Loach's work, with a kind of sweet dignity about it
May 23, 2002
March 5, 2002
It doesn't really succeed in illustrating the workers' plights in a way that is ultimately sympathetic.
December 6, 2001
At times "Bread and Roses" looks disingenuous...
December 4, 2001
Loach's left-leaning social activism is at the service of a potent and touching story
November 30, 2001
August 10, 2001
Loach and a very good cast make it work.
July 23, 2001
It might make emotional sense, but it doesn't make legal sense, and the plot rests heavily on legal issues.
July 12, 2001
There's every reason to watch Bread and Roses
June 25, 2001
Presents a slice of life that has hardly made a scratch on American celluloid. With any luck, that scratch will help generate a real itch.
June 22, 2001
What makes Loach's effort memorable is his impeccable eye for detail, both in human behavior and physical setting, and the performances he pulls from his players.
June 22, 2001
Loach treats [the story] as a late-breaking sidebar to a narrative that essentially amounts to a tract on the glories of unskilled trade unionism.
June 22, 2001
Isn't a bad movie, just a painfully obvious one.
June 18, 2001
Loach ... has made his most appealing and involving movie to date with the touching, naturalistic Bread and Roses.
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