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The Employment (2008)
"El empleo" (original title)

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A man prepares and goes to work in a bizarre world, where the meaning of human workforce is taken to another level.

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In a bizarre world, a working man is awoken by his alarm clock. He shaves, dresses and has breakfast. An unknown man holds up his mirror. Three people make up his chair and table. A woman stands, at the door, working as his coat hanger. He hails a ride and rides piggyback all the way to work. At a traffic light, a group of humans riding humans await the light to change. There are two men hanging on a pole representing traffic lights. One opens his jacket and reveals a red shirt. Then he closes his jacket, so the other man can reveal his green shirt. He puts his coat and briefcase in a locker where a woman is hanging on the locker door working as his coat hanger and briefcase holder. He takes an elevator ride up, using a human counterweight. There, he begins his work as a doormat. His boss shows up, scrapes his feet on his back and enters his office. He continues to lay there in front of an office door. Written by ley-moon

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4 February 2014 | by (Romania) – See all my reviews

people. as objects . or tools. at first sigh, a society criticism. in fact, a warning. about manner to discover the other. a splendid animation because each of its viewers discovers his universe frame. because it reflects frustrations and need to escape from status of piece from a series.an animation who represents more than artistic success or a great revelation. it reflects the every day reality and represents good opportunity to reflect not about an absurd, without soul system but about personal reaction front to that provocation.a dark movie. and a sunny end credits. one of animations who seems be a parable. in fact, their are only the clock for wake-up.


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