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Bread and Roses (2000)

Names: Bread & Roses
IMDB Rating: 7.1 ( 4980 Votes ) ; Critic Score: 5.7
Director: ;
BoxOffice: $525738 USD Company: Parallax Pictures, Country: GB, Language: EN
Runtime: 110 min , Rated: R
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Brief: Maya is a quick-witted young woman who comes over the Mexican border without papers and makes her way to the LA home of her older sister Rosa. Rosa gets Maya a job as a janitor: a non-union janitorial service has the contract, the foul-mouthed supervisor can fire workers on a whim, and the service-workers' union has assigned organizer Sam Shapiro to bring its "justice for janitors" campaign to the building. Sam finds Maya a willing listener, she's also attracted to him. Rosa resists, she has an ailing hus...