BaristaThe documentary follows five top baristas as they find themselves pushing the limits of coffee perfection to win the National Barista Championship, a surreal competition where even one mistake is far too many.Genre: DocumentaryCountry: United StatesDuration: 103 minQuality: HDRelease: 2015IMDb: 6.4
Actors of "Barista"
Directors of "Barista"Rock Baijnauth
Creators of "Barista"Rock Baijnauth
Critic Reviews of "Barista"VarietyNovember 23, 2015
Thanks to director Rock Baijnauth's playful, nonjudgmental approach to these obsessive characters, the whole enterprise comes across as endearingly -- and perhaps even admirably -- ridiculous, rather than laughably so.Chicago ReaderNovember 05, 2015
I found the competition and the participants preposterous.Austin ChronicleNovember 05, 2015
Baijnauth struck gold with his five baristas. Their collective passion steers the sometimes-unfocused narrative, and their perfectionist brushes with madness give this celebratory portrait a slight edge.Slant MagazineNovember 01, 2015
It captures the frustration and the longing of forever wanting more and better at the expense of casualness of being.
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