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A factory foreman with 36 years experience becomes despondent after being laid off by his company which has just been taken over by a Japanese conglomerate and is unable to find any other work. Meanwhile, his son uses his father's unemployment as an excuse to drop out of the pre-med program his father pressured him to enter. Written by John Sacksteder <jsackste@bellsouth.net>

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L'école de la vie  »

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One of the 10 best films I have ever seen.
23 October 2003 | by (Southern California) – See all my reviews

This film was inspiring, well acted, and one of the best written screenplays I have ever, ever had the pleasure to take in. Not for those into just action, or humor, or violence. If you are into brave honest portrayals of people struggling to be people, do yourself a favor and find this film. This is the first film I have ever posted to this site about.


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