The Good Boss

2021 | SP | NR | 119 min.
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Showings

State Theatre Sat, Jul 23 12:00 PM
State Theatre Sat, Jul 23 6:00 PM
Film Info
Section:Friends Only Screenings
Subtitles:English
Cast/Crew Info
Director:León de Aranoa
Cast:Javier Bardem

Description

Slickly entertaining, considering its rather weighty subject matter, this dark workplace dramedy stars the veteran actor Javier Bardem as the boss of a family-run factory plagued by economic woes, employee foibles and the clashes brought on by Spain’s burgeoning multiculturalism. With a style reminiscent of the Coen brothers’ trademark cinematic sarcasm, León de Aranoa artfully spins a piercingly clever tale (which he also wrote) of bad behavior trying to pass itself off as good.