Bread begins with a shot of a boy fishing in a river. We see him from afar casting his line. Cut to a woman in black walking across a field. She approaches a barren tree from which a globe hangs. She plucks the globe from the tree and opens it. There is a loaf of bread inside. We see the woman walking again. She comes across a wine glass filled with water on a stool. There is a goldfish in the glass. She feeds it a piece of bread. Then she comes across a man in a black suit struggling to open an umbrella. She throws a piece of bread at him; his umbrella opens. Then she's casting breadcrumbs to a group of children on the steps of a church. The kids are scrambling around for the crumbs like a flock of birds. She drops a bread crumb trail, which they follow to another tree with a globe hanging from it. One child cracks open the globe and loads of candy spills out, which the children devour. Then the woman walks to the river, sits on the bank and begins absent-mindedly tossing bread crumbs into the stream. Cut to the boy fishing. We see him reel in a slice of bread, which he eats greedily.