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The Good Boss

Release date NZ: 01 / 09 / 2022
Release date AUS: N/A
M

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

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

"
Slickly entertaining" - The Hollywood Reporter