Working Man Reviews

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August 5, 2020
Working Man has the markings of a first-time filmmaker. The film, however, is elevated by Gerety, who gives his all in his first lead role in forty years.
August 4, 2020
Gerety and Brown's layered performances allows the film to evolve into something more nuanced.
August 1, 2020
A diamond in the rough, writer/director Robert Jury's aptly titled small town drama gains gravitas from excellent performers working through a heartfelt story.
July 25, 2020
As 'be kind to each other' has become a daily rallying cry for empathy and understanding, it's uncanny to watch a film that mines these very depths.
July 21, 2020
Desperate times call for desperate measures. We need something to feel good about. Someone to follow. Who better than an average guy who just wants to work?
July 20, 2020
Gerety's understatedly poignant portrayal of Allery - from trembling lip to darting, disbelieving eyes - tells you everything you need to know about this Working Man's anxiety, anguish and pride.
July 20, 2020
This quiet, powerful and elegiac study of a man coping, not a remnant but a hero, casts an eye back to a time when people had jobs for lives. Long gone now.
July 16, 2020
Although the film could have been more interesting than it was, Working Man contains great performances that brings a steady political resonance. [Full Review in Spanish]
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.
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