Work Hard, Play Hard

Film

Time Out says

A pity, in a way, that Moutout's film courts comparison with Cantet's Human Resources, because this cautionary fable about a basically decent young man (Rénier, who was the boy in the Dardennes' La Promesse), lured into ruthless ways by a hotshot at the management consultancy firm he's begun working for, is in many regards a rather fine piece of work. It's beautifully played, written and directed with a real feel for telling details, and blessed with a very strong sense of place. Sentimentality and sermonising are wisely held at bay.

Details

Release details

Rated:
15
Duration:
95 mins

Cast and crew

Director:
Jean-Marc Moutout
Screenwriter:
Olivier Gorce, Jean-Marc Moutout, Ghislaine Jégou-Herzog
Cast:
Jérémie Rénier
Laurent Lucas
Cylia Malki
Olivier Perrier
Samir Guesmi