Bread & Tulips
Bread & Tulips (2001)

Silvio Soldino directs this gentle comedy about a housewife who temporarily flees from the grinding tedium of her household duties and drifts into a world of amicable weirdos. When Rosalba (Licia Maglietta) is accidentally forgotten by her… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Release Date: March 26, 2002
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Critic Score: 71% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Bread and Tulips is a sweet-natured comedy offering gentle, escapist entertainment.

Desson Thomson
Washington Post

Although Maglietta's appealing as Rosalba, cowriter and director Silvio Scoldini's movie is a little too shopworn and pokey to be more than a respectable European diversion.

Marta Barber
Miami Herald

It's all very sweet, but the film goes in too many directions.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

A feel-good film with a schmaltzy love offering of tulips and bread.

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Peter Howell
Toronto Star

It's almost as if Solidini ... figured that all he had to do was put a crowd of eccentric characters together and magic would occur.

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Pablo Villaša
Cinema em Cena

Um filme charmoso e cativante.

Robert Roten
Laramie Movie Scope

It is a very positive film in many ways. It argues that just about anybody can be redeemed.

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Liam Lacey
Globe and Mail

As for star Licia Maglietta, the appeal of the film is nearly all in her presence.

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Jamie Gillies
Apollo Guide

The last 20 minutes of the film include some of the most romantic filmmaking in a long time.

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Eric D. Snider

A slow-going but very, very sweet movie.

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Flixster Audience Score: 86% Flixster User Reviews
Cynthia S.
A pleasant film. Not fabulous, but engaging and sweetly amusing, with some enjoyable oddball characters and cute plot twists. What holds the whole thing… More
Daniel Perry
Beware this film if you make your own wine, because there may be no better movie to sit down in front of with a partner and a fresh bottle. The real trouble is… More
Cassie Hill
A great and wonderful movie set in beautiful Venice. Licia Maglietta had incredible acting in this and would recommend this movie to anyone. :)
Leigh Ryan
I like this movie. So wonderful.
El Hombre Invisible
A light comedy about a woman regaining her sense of adventure and independence, the type of movie that leaves a happy feeling. The woman in question is Rosalba,… More
Daisy Maduro
This Italian movie Bread and Tulips was sweet, innocent and it fits in perfect harmony.Could be to the setting, it was filmed in Venice Italy, or to its… More

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