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Human Resources Reviews

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June 29, 2011
Laurent Cantet makes a brilliant feature debut in this timely and compelling French drama, in which a young man learns to take personal responsibility in both work and familt matters.
Full Review | Original Score: A-
June 27, 2008
An interesting and tough little film.
August 5, 2004
a very emotionally effective working-class drama
Full Review | Original Score: 4.5/5
April 10, 2003
A most interesting work by first time director Laurent Cantet
Full Review | Original Score: A
December 2, 2002
Generous, sensitive and innovative. It is a film in which, in the widest possible sense, the personal is political.
June 5, 2002
A painfully astute tale, intelligently directed and co-scripted by Cantet, who has clearly researched his subject material in great detail.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
April 3, 2002
Its script doesn't have a false beat in it, star Lespert gives a painfully affecting performance of stunted nobility and director Laurent Cantet communicates a vision of national malaise with the controlled, angry indignation of an Emile Zola.
Read More | Original Score: B+
October 30, 2001
A quiet, no-nonsense film that is compelling and watchable despite its heavy politics.
Full Review | Original Score: 85/100
February 26, 2001
Performances are ardent and sincere.
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February 7, 2001
Looking at the subtlety and conviction with which the subject matter is handled, it's hard to believe the film has come from a newcomer.
February 7, 2001
A cogent human drama.
January 1, 2000
As schematic as it becomes, Human Resources never loses its poignant human dimension.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
January 1, 2000
A valuable, heartbreaking film.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
January 1, 2000
An eye-opener, a gritty and relevant story of the shifting relationship between workforce and management.
January 1, 2000
The film's grainy appearance and 'nonacting' makes it feel as slow as a day at work when you've looked at the clock for the 10th time and it's only 11:15.
Full Review | Original Score: C-
January 1, 2000
All the more engrossing for its organic, near documentary style.
Full Review | Original Score: A-
January 1, 2000
A real find, a character study set in the milieu of factory laborers that's rarely encountered in today's cinematic marketplace.
Full Review | Original Score: B+
January 1, 2000
Surprisingly resonant.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
January 1, 2000
Highly polished, but punchy.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
January 1, 2000
Achieves perfect pitch as it slyly amuses, surprises and engages.
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