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A Bread Factory (2-DVD)

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DVD Details

  • Number of Discs: 2
  • Rated: Not Rated
  • Video: Color
  • Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
  • Released: December 3, 2019
  • Originally Released: 2018
  • Label: Grasshopper Film

Performers, Cast and Crew:

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Directed by
Screenwriting by

Entertainment Reviews:


Total Count: 27


User Ratings: 46
Rating: 4/5 -- The meat of A Bread Factory lies in the details. Full Review
Eye for Film
Feb 8, 2019
Daly gives the kind of lived-in performance that rarely generates awards consideration, though it really should. Full Review
Seattle Film Blog
Apr 4, 2019
Through bursts of comedy, poignancy, conflict, song, dance, and theatrical whimsy, what emerges is akin to a homespun symphony of soulfulness. Full Review
Oct 25, 2018
Rating: 8/10 -- [It] speaks about just how inseparable art and life is-the ways we use it to heal, grow, and see. Art is that which makes us human. Full Review
Feb 24, 2019
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. Full Review
Los Angeles Times
Oct 25, 2018
Rating: 3.5/4 -- Like a high wire act without an act, the lack of cuts putting emphasis on the performers and what they're saying rather than directorial style. Full Review
From the Front Row
Jun 3, 2019
"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. Full Review
New York Times
Oct 25, 2018

Product Description:

The acclaimed new work from filmmaker Patrick Wang (In the Family), featuring a remarkable performance from actress Tyne Daly, is the story of The Bread Factory, a community arts center in the small town of Checkford, told in two films. In part one, after 40 years of running The Bread Factory, Dorothea (Daly) and Greta (Elisabeth Henry) 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. Part two revolves around rehearsals for the Greek play Hecuba. But the real theatrics are outside the theater where the town has been invaded by bizarre tourists and mysterious tech start-up workers.

Discussion between Patrick Wang and critic Jonathan Rosenbaum (51 minutes)
Filming Hecuba, a featurette on A Bread Factory s creation (23 minutes)
Music video for Chip Taylor s Sir Walter (3 minutes)
Theatrical Trailer

With English, French, German, Portuguese, Chinese, and Korean subtitles

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  • UPC: 853294007367
  • Shipping Weight: 0.21/lbs (approx)
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