Bread and Roses Reviews
December 6, 2005
December 8, 2002
July 26, 2002
...less dogmatic and milder than most of Loach's work, with a kind of sweet dignity about it
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
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 18, 2001
Loach ... has made his most appealing and involving movie to date with the touching, naturalistic Bread and Roses.
June 15, 2001
As didactic as it sometimes gets, its heart is always bigger than its ideology.
June 11, 2001
There are many intimate scenes that make the characters of Sam, Rosa and Maya very personal.
June 7, 2001
A stirring and thought-provoking look at some uncomfortable truths that most Americans ignore.
June 4, 2001
You won't be able to look through cleaning people again as if they were invisible. On that count, it's a godsend.