Michelangelo Buonanotte (Daniel DeSanto) is the young narrator of BROWN BREAD SANDWICHES and the film provides him with an ample sounding board for his observations. A keen observer of life, he studies his family and surroundings with equal degrees of amazement and fascination.
The year is 1957, and brown bread costs 17 cents a loaf. "Leave It to Beaver" is one of the favorite shows on TV. Michelangelo and his family have recently emigrated to Canada from Italy and now live in Toronto in a small downtown home. His dream--to eat the brown bread sandwiches that are a
mainstay of the authentic Canadian diet--remains unfulfilled, since every time he eats one he thr...