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The Bread, My Sweet (2001)

PG-13 | | Drama, Romance | February 2001 (USA)
A man proposes to a woman he's met once, all in the same day.

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Melissa Martin

Writer:

Melissa Martin

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Cast

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

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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
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Country:

USA

Language:

English | Italian

Release Date:

February 2001 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A Wedding for Bella See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$600,000 (estimated)

Gross USA:

$1,021,479, 23 February 2004
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DTS-Stereo

Color:

Color
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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.
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Still Life
Written by Rachel McCartney
Performed by Rachel McCartney
Arranged by Susan Hartford
©2000 (BMI)
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An offbeat favorite
17 March 2005 | by shopperchicadeeSee all my reviews

I really liked this film. It has a small, character-driven feel of an indie, but with a sweet core. It makes me wish I had a family bakery like that near my house - and it reminds me that inside every little room there is a story playing out. Real life isn't filled with explosions, easy sex and Barbie-shaped women. Life is about the relationships we have with the people around us. While this movie is nothing like the TV show Northern Exposure, it still reminds me of that show. If you enjoy that sort of character/relationship-type story - one that has a happy soul - you'll probably like this story too. It's not a blockbuster-type movie. It's probably not even a Saturday night date movie. But if you are in the mood for a simple story about members of an urban family and how their lives interconnect, this might be one you'll enjoy.


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