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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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Patricio Plaza (idea)
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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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Country:

Argentina

Language:

Spanish

Release Date:

November 2008 (Argentina) See more »

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A film that makes us think many things
10 August 2017 | by okk07See all my reviews

I was attracted by this film very much. In this film, there is no dialogue and music. There are sound of foot or opening a door only. Thid affect makes think what is happening. Next, I was attracted because this film is mysterious very much. I thought that this film attracts people by marking us feel mysterious. Also, at first, I was not able to understand what is happening. However, I understand what is happening a little at last. Maybe, I think that this film expresses the current society. In the world, almost of all are employed. We live by working. Also, when we go shopping, there are people who sell goods and are employed. When I thought this point and see this film, I was fear. However, I don't know why I was fear. As a result, I think that this film makes us think many things and attract us.


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