The Good Boss

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The Good Boss

Spain’s Official Submission to the 94th Academy Awards

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 (Javier Bardem) pulls out all the stops to address and resolve issues with his employees, crossing every imaginable line in the process. Spain’s Official Submission to the 94th Academy Awards.

Tickets: $11 (members), $16 (nonmembers)

“Slickly entertaining… artfully spins a story… of bad behavior trying to pass itself off as good.”
Jordan Mintzer, The Hollywood Reporter
“Curiously riveting… Sometimes the devil simply does have the best lines, not to mention the worst wigs: Bardem knows that better than most.”
Guy Lodge, Variety


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