Bread and chocolate

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Summary

  • A comic but poignant portrait of an Italian immigrant working odd jobs in prosperous Switzerland and trying desperately to fit in. Though his work becomes increasingly degrading, he tenaciously refuses to give up and go home. This hapless Everyman is eternally rejected yet ever-hopeful.

Notes

  • Widescreen format (aspect ratio 1.85:1).
  • Originally produced as Italian motion picture in 1973 ; released in the U.S. in 1978.
  • Special features: Original theatrical trailer ; chapter search and interactive menus.
  • DVD.
  • In Italian with English subtitles.
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