Laurent Cantet directs Jalil Lespert, in a 100 minute drama, about a man who gets involved in factory work, but learns the dark side of business.
I could have sworn Benoit Dervaux shot this, but that wasn't actually the case, Cantet has basically created what amounts to almost the place where a film becomes a documentary, in a kitchen sink social realist piece of moviemaking.
One thing I noted here, and let's remember the 90s, which is when this film was made, were a time of technological advancement, a character briefly states that automatons will replace workers, sounds a bit like Amazon doesn't it?
Sweatshop work is also alluded to in passing aswell.
Another key here is the characters, the…