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A Bread Factory, Part One

A Bread Factory, Part One is a movie starring Tyne Daly, Elisabeth Henry, and James Marsters. After 40 years of running their community arts space, The Bread Factory, Dorothea and Greta are suddenly fighting for survival when a...

Other Titles
A Bread Factory Part 1: Ce qui nous unit, 麵包工廠首部曲, A Bread Factory, Part One: For the Sake of Gold
Running Time
2 hours 2 minutes
Quality
480p, 720p, 1080p, 2K, 4K
Genres
Drama, Comedy
Director
Patrick Wang
Writer
Patrick Wang
Actors
Elisabeth Henry, Shershah Mizan, Tyne Daly, James Marsters
Country
USA
Year
2018
Audio Languages
日本語, اللغة_العربية, English, Deutsch, Français, Italiano, Español, Svenska, Gaeilge, Nederlands
Subtitles
Japanese, اللغة_العربية, Čeština, Tiếng Việt, Português, 한국어, Australia, Filipino, हिन्दी

After 40 years of running their community arts space, The Bread Factory, Dorothea and Greta are suddenly fighting for survival when a celebrity couple--performance artists from China--come to Checkford and build an enormous complex down the street catapulting big changes in their small town.

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Brittany

There are no easy answers when it comes to Michael Moore, but I like to think that his style of presenting what he has found and what he believes is the truth, makes me feel that I have a different outlook on it. I'll be honest, it was very difficult to watch The Smoking Gun story of a big tobacco company dumping toxic waste in a San Francisco Bay area neighborhood. I'm not sure why it was presented like it was, since I did not see the story line that well. I found the information presented to be more interesting than the story. I think that the movie would have been more successful if it had been presented more the way it was, than the way it was presented. I think that most of the people that were left in the audience that had bought into what Moore was trying to make, were very frustrated. I thought the movie was fair, and made some points that most people agree with. There are very few people that would disagree with what I have to say about this movie. I know that the people that know me do not like me saying I am not fond of Michael Moore. They say that I'm a lightweight, or just a liberal. I like to think that I'm the latter, but this movie was able to get me thinking about this subject and it made me want to know more about the smoking gun story. I did not think that the movie was a great movie, but I did like the message that it wanted to get out to the audience, and it got me thinking about the subject matter. I think that it was an interesting movie and I will give it a 7 out of 10. I would say that it is not something that everyone would want to see, but it was worth watching.

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Brittany P.

THE BREAD FACTORY is a 20th Century Fox film based on Charles Bukowski's short story. Bukowski was a young man in the 1930's, in the deep south of the United States. His father, Tom Bukowski, was a prosperous railroad tycoon. At the age of 15, Bukowski writes a letter to his father detailing a dream he has about living a life of good food, good clothes and a happy family. The letters eventually end up in an "old-fashioned" envelope that lands in the hands of young Jake Morrison, who is then accidentally mailed the letter. When Jake receives the letter, he learns of the story's significance. Because of his father's wealth, his parents have made him inherit the business, making his life an ordinary one. As a young adult, Jake's life is complicated by his sister's relationship with a long-distance lover. While Jake tries to recover the letter, he discovers it is actually a postcard from his future wife that will become his only connection to his future. At first, the story's plot seems to be for Jake to return the letter and be a complete free man. However, as the film progresses, we see that the story's contents will only make sense when viewed through the eyes of Jake himself. Most of the film is dedicated to Jake's search for the actual letter, which is in some way symbolically meaningful for the character. For Bukowski's characters, the letter is a necessary aspect of their lives. As Bukowski himself remarked, they were mostly "shame-faced millionaires, not artisans." But for Jake, it is the only thing that can save him from a bleak existence. Despite his wealth, Jake does not have any sense of love for his wife or his children. But there is another part of Jake's life that has always been hidden from his family. When Jake learns of his wife's relationship with the "present" woman, he tries to convince them to come to terms with the fact that he has never really been married to her. He takes her away from them and their children. When Jake finds out the truth, he is horrified and breaks down in front of his family. When Bukowski wrote the story in the 1930's, he must have wondered why his characters would be so confused about what love is. Bukowski himself was not a deeply romantic writer. He wanted his characters to discover what love was for them, even if it meant escaping from their materialism and accepting their responsibilities. Bukowski's characters know what love is, but they don't know what love really means. Bukowski's "letters" are symbols that allow us to see the deeper meaning of what love is. They have to be recognized as such. Jake's letter is the most universal symbol of love. In the film, this letter seems to be a simple, rationalization for what love is all about. But in Bukowski's story, the letter is the story's central metaphor. Bukowski asked his characters to read the letter to understand what love is, and he wanted them to experience the power of love. This becomes the film's theme. The film is primarily about the use of language. The film does not show the letter until the last 30 minutes. The film effectively says that the letter is the central metaphor of the film. The only way the film can be successful is to view the film through the eyes of Jake. This allows the characters to understand what the letters mean, but also leaves them unable to access the letter itself. The film is an allegory of life. The film follows Jake's search for the letter, but also follows the characters through the struggle of overcoming language barriers. But, the letter is the key, and it is the "key" to unlocking the film. In a recent interview, Bukowski said that the film was "the most beautiful, and so honest, film of all time." Bukowski seems to be stating the same thing here. I personally think that it is one of the most beautiful films of all time. There are many movies that I have seen that are very, very good, but they are all in the same category. The Bread Factory is an excellent film, not only in

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Stephanie

I had heard of the Bread Factory and was interested in seeing it. I went with a friend who liked it. I thought the story was interesting and the acting was good. I think the actors should be commended. They had a lot of fun. I was not impressed by the food and I did not like the look of the movie. I would have liked to have seen more food. I have seen a lot of movies with a lot of food and I have never been bored. I would recommend this movie to anyone who likes to laugh. It is worth seeing.

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Zachary M.

You don't have to be a David Lynch fan to appreciate this film. I saw it a few weeks ago, and it was just as I remembered it. It's a very slow, dark film, but the writing and acting are just great. I think the acting in this film is just as good as the writing. I think that's the key. This film is so different from anything else that it's really a surprise. I really think the writer/director David Lynch is a genius. He just made this film for the love of it. He wanted to make a film about the fear of losing a family member, but he didn't know what to make of it. This film is a great example of the great films that are made by people who are just fascinated by the art of film. I highly recommend this film to anyone who likes dark, disturbing, and thought provoking films. It's a must see for any Lynch fan.

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Bryan B.

What a fascinating, beautifully photographed movie. The performances are just splendid, but the thing is, you can't actually say that about many films these days, especially modern Hollywood ones. This film is the most visually interesting film I've seen for a long time, and it makes the fact that it's a Canadian film for the most part all the more interesting. The story is very touching and moving and the picture itself is just stunning. The acting is excellent and the pace of the film is just terrific, but the most interesting thing about this film is the style of the camera, the lighting and the whole composition of the movie itself. You can see in the screen that it's actually a really low-budget film, that's not in the least bit expensive, and that makes it all the more remarkable, but it is also very efficient in its use of the camera and how the scenes are done. That is how the director, Ross Hunter, uses the camera to tell his story, and you can't help but respect him for that. It's a really different style of filmmaking, and he's mastered it so well that it's very hard not to fall in love with it. This is the most original movie I've seen recently and I think it deserves a lot more respect and recognition. My vote for the best Canadian film of 2012 is seven out of ten stars.

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Gloria

I liked this movie because I love the first movie. I am not a Robert Redford fan and I am not a Ben Affleck fan, but I like both of them. This movie was a good blend of drama and comedy. I don't want to give away too much of the plot, but you really have to watch the movie. It is very well done. There is so much that I loved about this movie. It is set in a very small town in Canada, but it feels very real. There are lots of little things that you can relate to. The clothing, the accents, the people in the town. I think the production was really well done. You get to see all the little things in this movie, and you can't help but notice them. And the music is very powerful. When you see the movie, you realize that a lot of people watched the first movie to see how they would portray the first movie. I think that the first movie was great, but I think this movie does it better. This movie is a good blend of drama and comedy.

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Thomas Perez

The movie centers around a small town, which is named Forks, that has two two very different chief. One of them works at the main store in town, the other is a street sweeper and is always complaining. Two weeks into the season, the store closes and the street sweeper tells the store owner that he doesn't have any more sweaters to sell and wants his days to be numbered. This sets in motion the perfect storm for the two. The worst situation is for the first sweeper who gets fired and now is out of a job, he must sell his last sweater for nothing. The main store owner who gets sacked for working nights then the sweeper who finds work working nights and learns the ways of the world is motivated to help out his friend and his friends. That's the story line. But this movie is so well done, that I found it hard to believe that it was so popular. I thought the main actors were brilliant and the movie is well worth the time. This is a movie I would recommend to anyone who is into comedy movies.

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Janice M.

I liked this movie. It's a good look at the life of a family in a small town in the 1950's. The two main characters are a couple who have been together for 10 years, and are in the process of divorcing. The father is a successful businessman who is constantly distracted by his own problems. The mother is a waitress at a local diner. They have a son who is now a teenager. They are trying to make ends meet, but the divorce is going to be final and they will be out of a job. They have a new baby on the way, and the father is having trouble getting to see it. The mother is also struggling with the divorce. It's an interesting look at a family in a small town. The performances are good, and the story is engaging. The ending is predictable, but still good.

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Steven Little

One can only conclude that this is a movie made for the Puritans and Puritans alone, although not an anti-Puritan film. It was one of those that lacked a traditional ending, perhaps of biblical proportions. I did not see it as propaganda, and I didn't see it as anti-Christian propaganda either. The message of the film, though, is clear. It's not just about the wafer-thin, fatted-calf relationship between a mother and her four-year-old son. It's also about the culture that keeps kids isolated in suburban slums, growing up to become adults who are hopelessly antisocial and hostile towards authority. The motif of an OTT walking son is the commonest one in early 20th century American cinema, of which we know very little. The father's nickname is simply of no consequence, which is a sign of how innocent the poor characters are in the narrative. Every moment is filled with a sense of imminent doom, and at times we have the feeling that the world is ending in a flash. It is not in the least ironic that it should take place in the small town of Licker, New Jersey. The film is so lucid, so brutally honest, that it is impossible not to be affected by it. There are no of the familiar happy endings. For many people in the movie, it might be impossible to be happy in their own life, and the film is a refuge from despair. It is the kind of movie that will find you, at the time of its release, wanting to get back to it and to make the movie more than just an escape from a dull life. It will leave you thinking about the things you had missed and, if possible, make you forget them for good.

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Ethan H.

A brilliant movie that explores the lives of two young people who live in a small town in the country. The movie is set in the 60's, and shows the way in which young people were affected by the Vietnam War. One of the characters, Steve, is a teenager who has been sent to a military camp for a year. He has been treated as a prisoner, and has been under a curfew. His only companion is a white rabbit named David. Steve and David spend their time in a small town that is still trying to recover from the war. Steve is a troubled teenager who has been told that he is "no good". The movie shows how Steve tries to fit in with the townspeople. The film is very well acted. The movie is very funny and exciting. It is a must see.

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Harry

It's a movie with a musical flair to it. Everything works out in the end. The story is really simple. In a year-and-a-half's time, we have a boy in London, who was part of the family, who has made an effort to make a living by doing some odd jobs. Then he meets a young woman and has to make a choice between becoming part of the family or be in prison. What does he choose? Does he want to work at the bakery, or goes to the prison? The main point is to show the reader how people can think differently after they have had an experience. What is the most important thing that has happened in his life? Can we say that it was the Christmas present? It is always going to be the fact that he was part of the family. He can be anything he wants to be. It's an ordinary story but still, this one has a powerful message. I highly recommend to watch it. 7/10

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Dorothy

All I can say about this film is that it was fairly good. It was a pretty quiet film, which it was made well. The acting was great and I would definitely recommend this movie to others. The plot was simple but it was well thought out. This film was about a girl who was living with her parents. She decided to leave her parents and live with a different family. The problem was that her parents were going through a divorce and she needed money. The film did not have a lot of action in it and the ending was very good. I would like to see a sequel because the ending was very good. There is one scene when he is looking for the book, but the ending is very good. I would definitely recommend this film to anyone who is into romance and drama.

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James McDonald

This is a very funny and quirky movie. The whole idea is to show that people can fall in love in a very nasty way. Even if they don't realize it, they are attracted to one another. Its kind of a comedy about crime, romance, betrayal, and many other things. It is also one of the funniest movies I have ever seen. I also liked the ending because it was more dramatic than usual.

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Henry Crawford

I have seen this movie before. It's about a homemaker, a loner and a very desperate woman, who lives in a house and lives with her daughter. She is a poor loser and she's very alone, as the title suggests. But this movie is a little different. This movie is more about her relationship with her daughter and the relationship with her husband. But I guess the key to a good movie is this - a couple of characters in a story, who have nothing to do with each other and a couple of scenes and conversations that only make sense together. The pacing of this movie is quite slow and it's very boring. I think it has a lot to do with the lack of dialogue and the lack of dialogue in the rest of the movie. I think this movie might have been perfect if they had better dialogues and dialogue scenes. I would have liked the story to have been more surprising and I think they should have had more character development. But all in all, this is a very nice and kind movie. I liked it. I don't regret watching this.

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Joe

I had a great time watching this film and I'm glad I did. The story is a cute one, and while not as fast paced as I would have liked, it was quite enjoyable. The film is set in small-town Maine, where a white immigrant named Walter, played by Rose Byrne, is helping a black girl, Liz, prepare for her high school entrance exam, much to her dismay, as Liz is black. Walter's hopes and dreams are dashed by the failure of his efforts, and he takes it out on Liz. There are some beautiful shots of Maine, the scenery is amazing, and the music in the film is superb. The cast, with the exception of Rose Byrne, are fine, and you will be able to root for Walter and Liz during the course of the film. The problem with the film is that it's really a short movie. It's about 90 minutes and is really no more than that. The performances of the cast are quite fine, but it's a film that should have been longer, not 90 minutes. I would have liked a bit more background on Walter and his girlfriend, but I suppose that would have been asking too much. The script is wonderful, the script is so well written, I liked the dialogue, I really did. I can see this film becoming a cult classic, and I'm excited to see what kind of backlash it will receive from its audiences. My Rating: 7/10

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Tammy Gonzales

I found the movie enjoyable. Yes, it has its flaws, but I found the movie to be very well written. I really liked the script. It was extremely well thought out and made you feel involved. I thought the acting was good. John Travolta was good. Robin Williams was good. The story was very well thought out and great. It was very entertaining. I think this movie was better than Big Fish. Both movies have a very similar plot and both have very good performances from their actors. I would definitely recommend this movie to anyone. I think it is a good movie to watch with a couple of friends. You can sit back and enjoy the movie and you can learn a little about John and Robin. I think you would be surprised to see how funny they were. If you are looking for a movie that is well made and entertaining, then this is definitely the movie for you. However, if you like good acting and are looking for a story, then I think you will be disappointed.

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David Hanson

Having seen the original "Barnes & Noble" when it first came out, and all the subsequent ones thereafter, I have to say that I am very much a fan of the show. I've loved it since the first time I watched it, and I had a feeling that I had seen this exact same movie from the beginning. And I'm glad I did! While "Barnes & Noble: The Radical Bargain" does not duplicate the original story as much as I would have liked, it did make me watch it in two very different ways. First, I could understand that I was being ripped off. Like a student, I didn't go to the theatre to get a good plot. It wasn't like I wanted to watch a movie that was deep, or focused on the characters. What I wanted was to sit in a theater and feel like I was being transported into the life of a Barnes & Noble store. Second, I really enjoyed the story. If you're a fan of the original, then you should really enjoy this movie. It actually made me very much like the Barnes & Noble store in the first place. The story was clear, the characters were interesting, and the acting was solid. In addition, the pacing was perfect. The movie actually held my attention and kept me interested the entire time. In a sense, it was almost painful to watch, and yet I felt that it was a necessary part of the whole process. I was very impressed with the cast, too. They all played their roles very well, and for me, it was always refreshing to see Aaron Eckhart and Josh Charles doing so well. And for a company that has never been known for their nice guy tone, they really did bring their A-game. I have to say that I found the movie very interesting, too. It held me in the seat, because it was very well written, and the characters were so much fun to watch. It reminded me of "Kramer vs. Kramer", in that it is very much a series of set pieces that are funny, but also in-depth. All of the stories are different, and the transitions are actually pretty perfect. It's very realistic in this movie, because they have to fit a lot of information and all of the story elements into 2 hours. It also had great pacing, because I actually did feel like I had been transported to the Barnes & Noble store. That may not be for everyone, but it was still enjoyable. I can only say that I hope that they are able to make more films from this franchise, because I really like the whole idea of this original story.

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Brian Long

I really liked this movie. It is not the greatest film I have ever seen, but it is a very good one. I like the actors in this film, and I liked the story. I think it was a very good movie. I think it is better than "The Long Goodbye" because it is not about a bunch of people getting together for a summer of partying. It is about people who are trying to get by and make a living. The actors are good, and the story is good. I think it is a good movie. I give it a B.

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Frank

I have to say that I was pleasantly surprised by this film. I have seen the first film and it was a little disappointing. But, this one, with its lighter tone, has a much more uplifting feel to it. The film is very funny and is a lot more enjoyable than the first film. The film does a good job of showing the importance of the people in a small town, the townspeople and the townspeople of the town. I also think that the film does a good job of showing the differences between the people of the town and the people of the world. The film also shows how important it is to be a good person, and how important it is to be a good person. It also shows the importance of family and the importance of being a good person. Overall, I think that this is a very good film, with a very good story line. The film is very enjoyable and I think that it is worth watching.

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Raymond S.

I was pleasantly surprised by this film. I've never been a fan of the director's previous work, but this was much better than I had anticipated. The acting was good and the script was well-written and very funny. It is not a perfect film, but it is a very good one.

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Johnny Ramos

I don't know why this movie is rated so low. The acting is excellent and the direction is very good. I found it to be a very moving story about a family and how they deal with the loss of their daughter. The movie is a little slow at first but it picks up in the last few minutes. The performances of the actors are all very good and it's a movie that I would recommend to anyone who has had a daughter or a sister. I give this movie a 7 out of 10.