- Starring: Adrien Brody, Pilar Padilla
- Summary: In chronicling the experiences of Maya, a young Mexican woman who crosses the border illegally and must fend for herself in contemporary Los Angeles, director Ken Loach takes an individual's personal and professional struggle and builds it into a moving portrait of one of our nation's most troubled -- and least visible -- communities. (Lions Gate Films)… Expand
- Director: Ken Loach
- Genre(s): Drama
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100The film is never less than a satisfying mix of compelling entertainment and social critique. The performances are uniformly superb.
80There's every reason to watch Bread and Roses for what Loach really does best: He involves us directly in the desperate lives of his characters, who are forced to live without security and who have to compromise to make ends meet. And, above all, who feel as real as moviemaking allows.