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The Good Boss

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Violence, offensive language, sex scenes & nudity

DIRECTED BY: Fernando León de Aranoa

SCREENPLAY BY: Fernando León de Aranoa

STARRING: Javier Bardem, Manolo Solo, Almudena Amor, Óscar de la Fuente, Sonia Almarcha, Fernando Albizu, Tarik Rmili, Rafa Castejón, Celso Bugallo

RUN TIME: 119 Minutes

LANGUAGE: Spanish with English subtitles

Básculas Blanco, a Spanish company producing industrial scales in a provincial Spanish town awaits the imminent visit from a committee which holds its fate in their hands as to whether they merit a local Business Excellence award: everything has to be perfect when the time comes. Working against the clock, the company’s proprietor, Blanco (Bardem) pulls out all the stops to address and resolve issues with his employees, crossing every imaginable line in the process.

★★★★★ "Bardem's transformation is nothing short of miraculous." - El Mundo

★★★★ "Javier Bardem gives a powerhouse performance" - David Stratton, The Australian

★★★★ "Bardem gives one of his most dazzling performances; he is, quite simply, the movie." - Fotogramas

Slickly entertaining" - The Hollywood Reporter

"A phenomenally great movie" - Filmink

"Bardem soars... a modern Machiavelli with an MBA in management, he is riveting" - Deadline

"Outright belly laughs" - Screen International