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Bread and Milk (2001)

Kruh in mleko (original title)
Ivan is released a day early from a treatment programme for alcoholics due to a doctors' strike. He returns to his wife Sonja and his sixteen year old son Robi. The first afternoon he ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Peter Musevski ...
Ivan
Sonja Savic ...
Sonja
Tadej Troha ...
Robi
Perica Radonjic ...
Armando
Andra Istenic ...
Robi's friend
Matja Zuodar ...
Robi's friend
Brane Gruber ...
Doctor in hospital
Reana Strukelj ...
Barmaid
Jasna Glavac ...
Aleksandar Buletovic ...
Card Players
Dario Mlakar ...
Card Players
Predrag Radonjic ...
Card Players
Ivan Volaric-Feo ...
Kibic
Anton Leban ...
Strong Customer
Marko Celik ...
Tavern Customers
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Ivan is released a day early from a treatment programme for alcoholics due to a doctors' strike. He returns to his wife Sonja and his sixteen year old son Robi. The first afternoon he spends at home is very pleasant. The next morning Sonja sends Ivan to a shop to get bread and milk. On the way back Ivan runs into Armando, his high school classmate, and through their conversation at a bar, Ivan finds out that long before Sonja became his wife, Armando spent a night with her. Ivan has his first drop of the hard stuff...Kruh in mleko is a bitter-sweet tale of loneliness, estrangement and the glowing embers of love, where there once used to be a fire. Written by Slovenian film fund

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AHHHH,...THE DETAILS
28 August 2003 | by (Ljubljana, Slovenija) – See all my reviews

What can I say about the movie made in one of the richest country in Europe but on the other hand showing the poverty in it. Is it good?

Well from the artistic point of view its great. The little details, the dark b/w scene, the feelings that you share with the main characters, quite good acting performance,...No wonder it won the award in Venice.

But on the other sidey its a movie which is a little hard to watch. Firstly, it looks like it was made 20 years ago in Yugoslavia or any other Balkan country, but like I said, from artistic point, thats no problem, it's just hard to relate to, if you live in quite different society. Secondly, from time to time, there is a scene too much, although the movie last about an hour it seems longer.

All in all, maybe the critics think that this is the best Slovenian movie, but since it didn't touch me as for instance my no.1 choice from Slovenian cinematography - "Outsider", only

6 out of 10 (from art point of view 9 out of 10)


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