Slice-of-life comedic film about the "other side of Generations X & Y" - the non-Slackers (or people who work) - five friends from college, now in their late 20s, and their different attitudes towards their work and their personal lives at points of transition in their lives, both personally and professionally. Some are temps, some aren't, but they're all dealing with a workplace impelled by turnover and increasing corporate hegemony. Raised in a basically privileged world of middle-class America - and always told they could do and be anything - these characters are challenged both by having so many options, and by their quests for perfection. This generation is the first one that cannot live better than its parents: a job is no longer a life-long career choice. In today's world that pressures workers to sacrifice their personal lives for "success," the five learn that, although life is full of compromises, they can find fulfillment. ALLY works as a "long-term temp" to insure time for... Written by
A film about the "other" side of Generations X&Y -- or people who work.
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This is called "Building My Path."... Buddha says, "You cannot travel the path. You are the path." My path is strewn with temp jobs. Type this list, file this file. Over and over. Over and over. Running to the pay phone at Toscanini's cafe. They know me now by name there. My personal calls, my personal time measured in dimes and three minute slots. But this is not my path. My path is permanent. MY path is WORDS.
Toscanini's Ice Cream (donated ice cream every day for the crew). See more
Lyrics by Julian Fleischer See more