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Bureaucracy (2009)

 -  Crime | Drama | Thriller  -  18 April 2009 (USA)
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A loyal employee overburdened by a corrupt boss carefully plots a murder to save himself and his blind sister from economic hardship.

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A loyal employee overburdened by a corrupt boss carefully plots a murder to save himself and his blind sister from economic hardship.

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Timely. Cutting-edge.
3 May 2009 | by (Virginia) – See all my reviews

"Bureaucracy" takes the frustration of an employee in a dead-end job and pushes it to the extreme. The viewer sees a mild-mannered, soft spoken low-level bureaucrat bothered by his failure to advance and the lack of respect exhibited by his do-nothing boss. It's a situation many can identify with, and given the current economic malaise facing the country, is a timely story to tell. The protagonist's response to his conditions is extreme, but thought provoking. Without giving away further plot details, I would describe the film as "cutting edge," as I am not sure I have ever seen anything quite like it. Viewers who enjoy movies with an element of suspense, but also enjoy thought provoking social commentary will enjoy the film. I highly recommend it.


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