Bread and Chocolate

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Bread and Chocolate ★★★ Pane e Cioccolata 1973

Uneducated Italian immigrant Manfredi works a series of odd jobs in complacently bourgeois Switzerland and tries desperately to fit in and better himself (which he fails utterly to do). Culture clash satire, with an engaging everyman lead. Italian with subtitles. 110m/C VHS, DVD . IT Nino Manfredi, Anna Karina, Johnny Dorelli, Paolo Turco; D: Franco Brusati; W: Nino Manfredi, Franco Brusati, Iaia Fiastri; C: Luciano Tovoli; M: Daniele Patrucchi. N.Y. Film Critics '78: Foreign Film.