Work Hard, Play Hard

Story: Philippe Seigner, a charming business school graduate from the French Pyrenees, starts his career in business consulting at the posh Paris seat of McGregor. His first serious task is a delicate one, an audit at the Janson food cans factory in the provinces, which is about to be taken over. As he soon realizes, this will mean sacking about 80 employees, as his boss Hugo Paradis knew from the start. However, his Paris girl friend reproaches him collaborating with ruthless capitalism, as if any of the downsizing could be stopped or mitigated by him bowing out. Nevertheless, as he gets to knew the threatened staff better he considers risking his career when his boss orders him to chose who should go. Meanwhile the factory staff starts realizing what's about to happening.
Year: 2003
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Language: French
Production: TS Productions, Rhône-Alpes Cinéma, arte France Cinéma
Director: Jean-Marc Moutout
Writer: Olivier Gorce, Ghislaine Jégou
Cast: Jérémie Renier, Laurent Lucas, Cylia Malki, Olivier Perrier, Samir Guesmi, Martine Chevallier, Pierre Cassignard, Nozha Khouadra, Dani, Alain Rimoux, Mickaël Chirinian, Bernard Sens, Valérie Kéruzoré, David Migeot, Florence Barillot
Release date: 14 January 2004 (France)

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