Working Man Reviews

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June 25, 2020
Working Man is a strong debut for writer/director Robert Jury. This film is a human-interest story that will resonate with many moviegoers.
June 22, 2020
Although a working-class fantasy, the film is thematically more about mental illness and its implications for the 'Working Man,' and has a nice sense of redemption in the end.
June 16, 2020
The best movie of 2020 ... and it's only June.
June 16, 2020
First-time director Robert Jury's Working Man finds suspense amidst the humdrum, and love among the rubble of a marriage put on hold.
June 8, 2020
Working Man is not neon. It is a 60-watt bulb but it provides just enough light to see.
June 5, 2020
A topical film with evocative performances reminding us of the importance of having a purpose in life and compassion for others.
June 4, 2020
A fable, pure and simple; but it's a good-hearted one.
June 2, 2020
a small film with a big message.
May 29, 2020
Working Man is a topical film with evocative performances reminding us of the importance of having a purpose in life, and compassion for others.
May 28, 2020
An insightful drama about the roles work plays in two men's lives.
May 15, 2020
Watch this film, absorb its meaning, and appreciate everything that it teaches you; you will be a better person for it.
May 14, 2020
Despite excellent performances by Talia Shire, Billy Brown and especially Peter Gerety the movie never seems to find its purpose.
May 8, 2020
A powerful and timely story of Rust Belt factory workers fighting back after their plastics factory closes and they lose their jobs. Superb performances from Peter Gerety, Talia Shire, Billy Brown and a great ensemble.
May 8, 2020
Even with its subdued tone, the film hugely engaging, as writer-director Robert Jury gently stirs quirky humour into the story and characters.
May 8, 2020
Despite the minimal script, Working Man is a well-made film with an important topic.
May 7, 2020
If the writing is sometimes sentimental, the simple familiarity of the visuals strikes an honest note.
May 7, 2020
You put up with lines such as "Last thing the company needs is some broken-down geriatric getting left behind!" if performers as canny as Gerety, Brown and Shire are there to humanize the characters on screen.
May 7, 2020
Once the movie shifts gears, it's less about the working man and more about the human. That sounds like a good thing, but the further "Working Man" creeps into emotionally over-calibrated basic cable territory, the less real it feels.
May 6, 2020
Despite some melodramatic twists and an overbearing score, the film finds its footing as both a quirky character study and an underdog crowd-pleaser that resonates.
May 6, 2020
Restraint and resonance like that is a hearty treat and a revelation all its own.
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