MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 10,451 this week

The Bread, My Sweet (2001)

 -  Drama | Romance  -  February 2001 (USA)
6.8
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.8/10 from 740 users   Metascore: 54/100
Reviews: 48 user | 13 critic | 19 from Metacritic.com

A man proposes to a woman he's met once, all in the same day.

Director:

Writer:

0Check in
0Share...

Watch Now

From $1.99 on Amazon Instant Video

Editors' Spotlight

IMDb Picks: October

IMDb's editors share the movies and TV shows they are excited to see in October.


User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 22 titles
created 29 Jun 2011
 
a list of 4085 titles
created 09 Oct 2011
 
a list of 124 titles
created 30 Oct 2011
 
a list of 5996 titles
created 08 Jun 2013
 
a list of 293 titles
created 3 months ago
 

Related Items


Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: The Bread, My Sweet (2001)

The Bread, My Sweet (2001) on IMDb 6.8/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of The Bread, My Sweet.
5 wins. See more awards »

Videos

1 video »
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

A modern Christian-themed retelling of the classic fairy tale 'Beauty and the Beast'.

Directors: B.J. Alexander, Brian Brough
Stars: Summer Naomi Smart, Matthew Reese, Everest Bishop
Dumb Luck (2003)
Comedy | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  

A man accidentally gets mixed up in a conspiracy on some important numbers.

Director: Craig Clyde
Stars: Scott Baio, Tracy Nelson, Richard Moll
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  

Wealthy and successful businessman Ferro Olivetti (Victor Alfieri) enjoys the privileges and perks of his social stature, but on his father's deathbed he promises to obey "his father's will... See full summary »

Director: Fred Manocherian
Stars: Victor Alfieri, Ione Skye, Gerry Bamman
Bar Hopping (TV Movie 2000)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.1/10 X  
Director: Steve Cohen
Stars: Tom Arnold, Linda Favila, Nicole Sullivan
Joanie Loves Chachi (1982–1983)
Comedy | Romance | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.9/10 X  

The romantic adventures of Joanie Cunningham and Chachi Arcola as they pursue music careers in Chicago.

Stars: Scott Baio, Erin Moran, Al Molinaro
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

Is there anything sweeter than childhood memories? Not for Lisa and Andy. Years ago these cousins and best friends were inseparable, creating adventures that would last a lifetime. Now as ... See full summary »

Director: Rob Diamond
Stars: Savanna Kylie Lewis, Stefania Barr, Susanne Sutchy
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

Healed by Grace is a charming tale of a faith, friendship, and love. It's at the darkest of times where these powerful elements of life all come to together.

Director: David Weese
Stars: Tommy Beardmore, Mark S. Esch, Sharon Nelson
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.7/10 X  

When Steve's secret marriage of convenience is discovered by his family, he finds himself at the centre of the world's most farcical wedding, the only problem is, he is in love with somebody else.

Director: Amanda Jane
Stars: Josh Lawson, Isabel Lucas, Steve Bisley
Foxes (1980)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

A group of four teenage girls come of age in the asphalt desert of the San Fernando Valley arranged with a blazing soundtrack and endless drinking, drugs and sex.

Director: Adrian Lyne
Stars: Jodie Foster, Cherie Currie, Marilyn Kagan
Lucky in Love (TV Movie 2014)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

When Mira's April Fool's Day tricks materialize, she finds herself promoted to the perfect job, dating the perfect man and living in the perfect home. Mira's newly upgraded life even ... See full summary »

Director: Kevin Fair
Stars: Jessica Szohr, Ben Hollingsworth, Ryan Kennedy
Wrong Hole (2009)
Short | Comedy | Musical
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
Director: Robert McKeon
Stars: DJ Lubel, Taryn Southern, Scott Baio
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
John Seitz ...
Massimo
Kim Martin ...
Customer
Zachary Mott ...
Eddie (as Billy Mott)
...
Pino
Jennie Martin ...
Maude
Rose Bray ...
Rose
John Bechtol ...
Jeffrey
Rosemary Prinz ...
Bella
Jody O'Donnell ...
Preston
Marty Sheets ...
Liz
Bingo O'Malley ...
CEO
Nick Tallo ...
Bomba
Daniel Stafford ...
Boardroom Guy (as Dan Stafford)
Philip Winters ...
Dr. Wahl
Edit

Storyline

Dominic works round the clock: nights making biscotti for his family's bakery in a working-class Italian neighborhood in Pittsburgh, then days downtown where he's a specialist in firing people at a company that negotiates mergers. He's thrown for a loop with he learns that Bella, an elderly neighbor who's his family's closest friend, has but a few months to live. All her life, she's saved money in coffee cans for her daughter, Lucca's, wedding, but Lucca is off in foreign lands, initially as a Peace Corps volunteer, and doesn't need a man. Dominic vows to bring Lucca home and convince her to marry him to fulfill Bella's most fervent wish. What will Lucca say? Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

In Italian a good man is a piece of bread.

Genres:

Drama | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for sexuality, some sexual references and language
Edit

Details

Official Sites:

Country:

Language:

|

Release Date:

February 2001 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

A Wedding for Bella  »

Box Office

Budget:

$600,000 (estimated)
 »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Shot in 23 days. See more »

Quotes

Dominic: You people eat such crap. I mean, what... When does this expire? What's in it? Mono... I mean this is... I don't even know what this is.
See more »

Soundtracks

Joy to the World
Traditional
Arranged by Dieter Reith
Published by Sonoton Music
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
A tear-jerker, but a very good one
10 March 2005 | by (Maryland) – See all my reviews

A very good tearjerker. Scott Baio is amazingly good as is the entire cast. The accents of Bella and Massimo are not good (although I'm not Italian, I grew up in a strong working-class Italian neighborhood) but they don't really take away from their performances. The new (i.e. relatively unknown) actress who plays Lucca is a gem. I would like to see here more often. Shuler Hensley as Pino wrenches the heart. The story line is far-fetched, but the acting and setting are so good, they come very, very close to making it entirely believable.

The Pittsburgh backdrop is gorgeous and greatly adds to the film.

If you're jaded and not sentimental or do not come from an ethnic background you may not like it, but if you're a sentimental Italian, or Greek, or Spaniard, or Lebanese, etc., I think you will enjoy it and use up a box of tissues.


2 of 5 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Dominic waking Massimo Jackaldog
What's up with the tambourine woman? plkldf
I think it's out on DVD soon Husker4theSpurs
Eating crap Sarah06
Can anyone read the music credits perskihouse
I went to school with her! fallen1617
Discuss The Bread, My Sweet (2001) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?