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64 Ratings

Bread and Chocolate

Pane e cioccolata

Directed by Franco Brusati
Italy, 1974
Comedy, Drama


Italian immigrant tries to become a member of Swiss society but fails as a waiter and even as a chicken plucker. He then becomes involved with shady wealthy character and tries to hide his Italian identity. He refuses to give up no matter how awful his situation.

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Bread and Chocolate Directed by Franco Brusati

Awards & Festivals

Berlin International Film Festival

1974 | 3 wins including: OCIC Award - Recommendatio

National Board of Review

1978 | Winner: Top Foreign Films

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