The Good Boss
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The Good Boss

October 21, 2022

This event occurred as part of the 22/23 Hop Film season. This is an archived view.

Javier Bardem headlines this darkly comic look at a Spanish factory boss trying to keep his company on top, while his employees seize an opportunity to assert their own power.

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The Good Boss - Official Trailer (AU)

 

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 of bad behavior trying to pass itself off as good. D: Fernando León de Aranoa, Spain, subtitled, 2021, 1h59m

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