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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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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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one of Europe's rising-star directors barely wastes a frame
12 December 2001 | by (Sunderland, England) – See all my reviews

They've qualified for their first World Cup, and the poshest ex-Yugoslav state can also boast one of Europe's rising-star directors: Cvitkovic barely wastes a frame as he brings in Kruh in mleko at a lean 68 minutes of monochrome.

Recovering alcoholic Ivan is sent by his wife to buy groceries. On his way back he bumps into an old pal and rapidly falls off the wagon, with catastrophic consequences all round.

Doesn't sound much like a comedy, but the disasters escalate so quickly and cruelly they tip over into crazy farce. Think Some Mothers Do 'ave Em, as written by Raymond Carver.


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