Human Resources Reviews

  • Jul 07, 2017

    Human Resources es una película con una historia muy poderosa, triste y cruda pero totalmente verdadera. Es de las primeras películas que tocan de manera mas profunda y humana la vida e injusticias que enfrenta día a día la clase obrera. Lamentablemente no logró convencerme lo suficiente, tiene momentos bastante interesantes pero la mayor parte del film deja mucho que desear. No es una mala película, tampoco es excelente, simplemente le falto algo a la historia, a veces la sentía muy lenta, luego demasiado rápida y el resultado final es una sensación de confusión y decepción.

    Human Resources es una película con una historia muy poderosa, triste y cruda pero totalmente verdadera. Es de las primeras películas que tocan de manera mas profunda y humana la vida e injusticias que enfrenta día a día la clase obrera. Lamentablemente no logró convencerme lo suficiente, tiene momentos bastante interesantes pero la mayor parte del film deja mucho que desear. No es una mala película, tampoco es excelente, simplemente le falto algo a la historia, a veces la sentía muy lenta, luego demasiado rápida y el resultado final es una sensación de confusión y decepción.

  • Mar 04, 2017

    Human Resources es una película con una historia muy poderosa, triste y cruda pero totalmente verdadera. Es de las primeras películas que tocan de manera mas profunda y humana la vida e injusticias que enfrenta día a día la clase obrera. Lamentablemente no logró convencerme lo suficiente, tiene momentos bastante interesantes pero la mayor parte del film deja mucho que desear. No es una mala película, tampoco es excelente, simplemente le falto algo a la historia, a veces la sentía muy lenta, luego demasiado rápida y el resultado final es una sensación de confusión y decepción.

    Human Resources es una película con una historia muy poderosa, triste y cruda pero totalmente verdadera. Es de las primeras películas que tocan de manera mas profunda y humana la vida e injusticias que enfrenta día a día la clase obrera. Lamentablemente no logró convencerme lo suficiente, tiene momentos bastante interesantes pero la mayor parte del film deja mucho que desear. No es una mala película, tampoco es excelente, simplemente le falto algo a la historia, a veces la sentía muy lenta, luego demasiado rápida y el resultado final es una sensación de confusión y decepción.

  • Jul 28, 2014

    "Human Resources" is the kind of film that can teach us more about human relations that some courses in human management. A deep vision about a family where the father and older daughter are blue-collar workers in a local workshop of metal parts and the younger son is a white-collar man that came from Paris to do his practices in his father and sister's job. He came with innovative ideas but in the end is smashed against the reality, taking account that he is only one more piece in the unmerciful machinery of the capitalist business.

    "Human Resources" is the kind of film that can teach us more about human relations that some courses in human management. A deep vision about a family where the father and older daughter are blue-collar workers in a local workshop of metal parts and the younger son is a white-collar man that came from Paris to do his practices in his father and sister's job. He came with innovative ideas but in the end is smashed against the reality, taking account that he is only one more piece in the unmerciful machinery of the capitalist business.

  • May 06, 2014

    An excellent film that states the human side of the cost of manufacturing with issues that have been around since Dickens first wrote about them in Hard Times. Although without the high drama and theatrics of Norma Ray, this French film states the problem just as succinctly. Here the issue is a newly proposed 35 hour work week that management says will result in new jobs, and more pay for less work. The failure to institute the new scheme might result in closing the factory. The unions say the opposite--the pay will be less and the workers will have to work faster to get the same amount of work done in 35 hours that they used to do in 40, there will be no new jobs and benefits will be cut, as will overtime, plus there will be dismissals. Management gets an intern trainee to make up a "questionnaire" on the problem that one union official finds highly suspicious, and to which she strongly objects. The naive young trainee believes his boss's statement that the workers should feel good about being asked for their opinions, which management really wants. But like the Prague Spring and Mao's Cultural Revolution in China, the opinions are really asked to use as a means, along with closeness to retirement, for deciding which employees to fire. The resulting war between management and union brings out family conflict when the trainee's father is fired after 30 years on the job and the father-son conflict, along with the working class father's feelings of inferiority compared to his college educated management son, takes the forefront. Shades of D.H. Lawrence!

    An excellent film that states the human side of the cost of manufacturing with issues that have been around since Dickens first wrote about them in Hard Times. Although without the high drama and theatrics of Norma Ray, this French film states the problem just as succinctly. Here the issue is a newly proposed 35 hour work week that management says will result in new jobs, and more pay for less work. The failure to institute the new scheme might result in closing the factory. The unions say the opposite--the pay will be less and the workers will have to work faster to get the same amount of work done in 35 hours that they used to do in 40, there will be no new jobs and benefits will be cut, as will overtime, plus there will be dismissals. Management gets an intern trainee to make up a "questionnaire" on the problem that one union official finds highly suspicious, and to which she strongly objects. The naive young trainee believes his boss's statement that the workers should feel good about being asked for their opinions, which management really wants. But like the Prague Spring and Mao's Cultural Revolution in China, the opinions are really asked to use as a means, along with closeness to retirement, for deciding which employees to fire. The resulting war between management and union brings out family conflict when the trainee's father is fired after 30 years on the job and the father-son conflict, along with the working class father's feelings of inferiority compared to his college educated management son, takes the forefront. Shades of D.H. Lawrence!

  • Feb 08, 2014

    Labor relations are ironically mirrored in family relations in this low-key French film.

    Labor relations are ironically mirrored in family relations in this low-key French film.

  • Apr 09, 2011

    Una película difícil sobre la vida de una empresa, realista y compleja. Muy buenos actores. Da la impresión de estar viendo un documental sobre el eterno problema de echar a la gente a la calle.

    Una película difícil sobre la vida de una empresa, realista y compleja. Muy buenos actores. Da la impresión de estar viendo un documental sobre el eterno problema de echar a la gente a la calle.

  • Nov 06, 2010

    Mich nervt ja die Fortschreibung dieses albernen Mythos vom arglosen jungen Studenten, der völlig à 1/4berrascht feststellt, dass die Wirtschaftswelt unmoralisch ist, ziemlich. Darà 1/4ber hinaus aber ist Cantets RESSOURCS HUMAINES ein bemerkenswerter Film darin, wie er die Verstrickungen Francks in unterschiedliche soziale Sphären so ineinander verschlingt, dass sie im Ergebnis eine Lähmung ergeben, die à 1/4berindividuell als gesellschaftliche Diagnose zu denken - und die, so deutet der Film an, nur aufzulösen ist durch eine radikale Sprengung der Fesseln, die so von unterschiedlichsten Seiten angelegt werden. Das ist in zwei Schritten zu denken: Nur ein einerseits befreites und gleichzeitig solidarisiertes Individuum kann sich gegen die Marginalisierung behaupten.

    Mich nervt ja die Fortschreibung dieses albernen Mythos vom arglosen jungen Studenten, der völlig à 1/4berrascht feststellt, dass die Wirtschaftswelt unmoralisch ist, ziemlich. Darà 1/4ber hinaus aber ist Cantets RESSOURCS HUMAINES ein bemerkenswerter Film darin, wie er die Verstrickungen Francks in unterschiedliche soziale Sphären so ineinander verschlingt, dass sie im Ergebnis eine Lähmung ergeben, die à 1/4berindividuell als gesellschaftliche Diagnose zu denken - und die, so deutet der Film an, nur aufzulösen ist durch eine radikale Sprengung der Fesseln, die so von unterschiedlichsten Seiten angelegt werden. Das ist in zwei Schritten zu denken: Nur ein einerseits befreites und gleichzeitig solidarisiertes Individuum kann sich gegen die Marginalisierung behaupten.

  • Apr 11, 2010

    Emotiva, increíble. Obrera.

    Emotiva, increíble. Obrera.

  • Nov 29, 2009

    A mi chemin entre la chronique ouvriere et le drame social. Ce n est pas qu on sennuie, mais le film n est ni vraiment innovant ni informatif.

    A mi chemin entre la chronique ouvriere et le drame social. Ce n est pas qu on sennuie, mais le film n est ni vraiment innovant ni informatif.

  • Oct 03, 2009

    Very good movie about difficulties into the world of work : lies, profit, relationships between managers and workers ................ A very human film too about relationship between a son and his father. It's very touching and engaging.

    Very good movie about difficulties into the world of work : lies, profit, relationships between managers and workers ................ A very human film too about relationship between a son and his father. It's very touching and engaging.