The Good Boss (15) [Spanish film with English subtitles]

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.

The Good Boss takes place in and around the Blancos Básculas factory, where all things must be in balance at all times. After all, they manufacture scales of all shapes and sizes. There, the seemingly benevolent boss, Bardem's Blanco, is preparing his workforce for an upcoming inspection by a group visiting local businesses to select one for a prestigious prize. Tensions begin to mount, however, when recently fired employee Jose shows up with his two children and begins making demands for the reinstatement of his employment. When Blanco's management team refuses, the employee begins a one man crusade to discredit Blanco and prevent him from winning the much-coveted award.

  • Director: Fernando León de Aranoa
  • Starring: Javier Bardem, Manolo Solo, Almudena Amor
  • Genre: Comedy • Drama
  • Running time: 2h
  • BBFC guidance: Strong language, sex, violence

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