The Good Boss
Run Time: 120 min.
Opens: September 9, 2022
Starring: Javier Bardem, Manolo Solo, Almudena Amor, Óscar de la Fuente, Sonia Almarcha
Director: Fernando León de Aranoa
Screenplay: Fernando León de Aranoa
Academy Award Winner Javier Bardem stars as Blanco, proprietor of Básculas Blanco, a Spanish company producing industrial scales in a provincial Spanish town, which awaits the imminent visit from a committee that will decide if they merit a local Business Excellence award: everything has to be perfect when the time comes. Working against the clock, Blanco pulls out all the stops to address and resolve issues with his employees, crossing every imaginable line in the process.
Presented in Spanish with English subtitles.
“Slickly entertaining…”– Jordan Mintzer, Hollywood Reporter
“‘The Good Boss’ provides prime material for Bardem…”– Ben Keningsberg, New York Times