GREATEST INTERJECTION OF 2013: "-- do I still need to be typing italics tags by hand around Newsweek now that it is no longer a magazine?"
Don't bag on BLACK BREAD. The director, Agusti Villaronga, is a genius and made the ultra-disturbing '80s masterpiece IN A GLASS CAGE, which makes SKIN I LIVE IN seem like a Disney movie.
The miniseries based on this book is a revelation. It's available on You Tube in several parts and has a theme song by LAURA BRANIGAN: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gIUqmV11DWM