Bread & tulips

Bread & tulips

DVD - 2001 | Italian
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Left behind at a rest stop while on a tour with her family, Rosalba decides to take a vacation of her own in Venice, but soon a few days turns into something more as she makes new friends, gets a job and meets a new man.
Publisher: [Toronto] : Lions Gate Home Entertainment, 2001
ISBN: 9780767890502
Branch Call Number: WORLD BRE
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (112 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4in
Alternative Title: Pane e tulipani [dvd]

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Nursebob
Oct 24, 2017

In the same vein as "Shirley Valentine", Silvio Soldini’s fluffy piece of magical realism features bored and neglected Italian housewife Rosalba who decides to reinvent herself while on a bus tour with her family. Shot through with music and flowers, and just a touch of the absurd—Rosalba’s daydreams take on life of their own while the detective her husband hires to track her down gets more than he bargained for—this is a charming fairytale of a film rooted in real life yet milking its picturesque locations and photogenic cast for all the whimsy it can get. Very easy to like and just as easy to forget.

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ncs1961
Aug 16, 2014

To be enjoyed by moms of teens everywhere. Fun fluff with a final scene worth waiting for.

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BloomFree
Feb 24, 2014

This is a cute romance-comedy. When the married woman decides on a "chosen" life-style - it is a life that brings joy and comfort to all.

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aboyter
Jul 13, 2013

Such a light-hearted movie. I love how the main character found what she wanted to do with her life by just not going home. The script writer did an excellent job of telling each character's back story before all the characters eventually entered the others' lives to create a happy family. Very enjoyable.

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geomillar
May 30, 2010

A moving Italian tale of a woman who follows her heart

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