The Good Boss
Director: Fernando León de Aranoa Run Time: 120 min. Release Year: 2021 Language: Spanish
Starring: Almudena Amor, Javier Bardem, Manolo Solo, Óscar de la Fuente, Sonia Almarcha
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.
“This is Bardem’s most fun role to date, a real chance for the actor to put in some great, detailed character work.” -Maria Lattila, whynow