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The Method (2005)

El método (original title)
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7 Spanish top corporate job candidates are left in a room and informed on computer screens about their tasks and that one of them is an observer. Let the psyching begin.

Director:

Marcelo Piñeyro

Writers:

Jordi Galceran (play), Mateo Gil (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
10 wins & 12 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast overview:
Eduardo Noriega ... Carlos de Aristegui Santos
Najwa Nimri ... Nieves
Eduard Fernández ... Fernando
Pablo Echarri ... Ricardo
Ernesto Alterio ... Enrique
Carmelo Gómez ... Julio
Adriana Ozores ... Ana
Natalia Verbeke ... Montse
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During IMF & World Bank Summit and demonstrations which upset Madrid, like other capitals, major corporation Dekia holds interviews to recruit a top executive from seven applicants. Their doubts start when they have to sign a clause accepting the Grönholm method, which nobody ever heard of. It soon becomes clear the tests are dirty mind games, but never what is true and what the trick. They must guess who among them is the HR mole, and repeatedly eliminate one of their number from the procedure. Their priorities, ethics and loyalty are put trough stressing tests. Written by KGF Vissers

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Goofs

When Julio ask others if they have the same message in their computer screens, they answer no. In the next take its clearly seen that the message appears in all computer screens. See more »

Quotes

Fernando: I learned long ago that you lose the battle on your own.
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the best Spanish-Argentinian cinema ever
2 January 2006 | by zorglub3See all my reviews

El method is probably the best movie of the 2005.With a exceptional script and great actors. This movie represents the human feelings of group of candidates who want to get a job.It's a psychological movie. The director mix the best actors of Spain and Argentina to get a successful movie that you should watch!! The group of candidates represent all the stereotypes that you can find in a company!! this movie won't go to the Oscars because (obaba) another Spanish movie has a director with better reputation and for this reason the Spanish academy has decided to select (obaba)instead of the method But the method is a exceptional movie!!


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Language:

Spanish | English | French

Release Date:

23 September 2005 (Spain) See more »

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Filming Locations:

Madrid, Spain

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Budget:

$3,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$3,407, 8 July 2007

Gross USA:

$7,017

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$3,470,651
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2.35 : 1
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