The Good Boss

Awaiting a visit by a committee that could give his company an award for excellence, the owner of an industrial scales manufacturing business tries to resolve any problems from his workers in enough time.

El buen patrón
Spain 2021
  • Czech
116 min.
12+
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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.

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Credits
Director: Fernando León de Aranoa
Screenplay: Fernando León de Aranoa
Cinematography: Pau Esteve Birba
Music: Zeltia Montes
Editing: Vanessa Marimbert
Production Design: César Macarrón
Producer: Fernando León de Aranoa, Javier Méndez, Jaume Roures
Cast: Javier Bardem, Manolo Solo, María de Nati, Sonia Almarcha, Óscar de la Fuente, Celso Bugallo
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