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Bread and roses

Author: Ken LoachRebecca O'BrienAdrien BrodyPaul LavertyPilar Padilla; et al; All authors
Publisher: [United States] : Lions Gate Home Entertainment, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Maya is an undocumented worker who has crossed the U.S. border from Mexico to search for her sister Rosa, and to begin a new life. After being reunited, Rosa gets Maya a job with a janitorial service in a large office building. While working, Maya happens upon Sam Shapiro, a muckraking lawyer and union agitator whom the service-workers' union has assigned to bring its "justice for janitors" campaign to the building.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Feature films
Fiction films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Drama
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Ken Loach; Rebecca O'Brien; Adrien Brody; Paul Laverty; Pilar Padilla; Elpidia Carrillo; George Lopez; Parallax Pictures.; Road Movies Filmproduktion.; Tornasol Films.; Alta Films.; British Screen.; Lions Gate Films.; Lions Gate Home Entertainment.; et al
OCLC Number: 157002227
Language Note: In English with optional Spanish and English subtitles; closed-captioned.
Notes: Originally released as a motion picture in 2000.
Special features include theatrical trailer, scene access and more, accessed through interactive menus.
Credits: Photography, Barry Ackroyd ; editor, Jonathan Morris ; music, George Fenton.
Cast: Pilar Padilla, Adrien Brody, Elpidia Carrillo, George Lopez, Alonso Chavez, Monica Rivas.
Description: 1 videodisc (110 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD ; Dolby 5.1 digital.
Other Titles: Bread & roses
Responsibility: a Parallax Pictures, Road Movies Filmproduktion and Tornasol/Alta Films production ; with the participation of British Screen ... [et al.] ; a co-production between Britain, Germany and Spain ; producer, Rebecca O'Brien ; screenplay by Paul Laverty ; directed by Ken Loach.

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Maya is an undocumented worker who has crossed the U.S. border from Mexico to search for her sister Rosa, and to begin a new life. After being reunited, Rosa gets Maya a job with a janitorial service in a large office building. While working, Maya happens upon Sam Shapiro, a muckraking lawyer and union agitator whom the service-workers' union has assigned to bring its "justice for janitors" campaign to the building. Appalled at the work conditions and unfair labor practices, Maya and Sam team up to fight her employer.

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