29th September, 8pm
Básculas Blanco, a Spanish company producing industrial scales in a provincial Spanish townawaits the imminent visit from a committee which holds its fate in their hands as to whetherthey merit a local Business Excellence award: everything has to be perfect when the timecomes. Working against the clock, the company’s proprietor, Blanco (Bardem) pulls out all thestops to address and resolve issues with his employees, crossing everyimaginable line in theprocess.The Good Bossis aworkplacecomedywith Javier Bardem as thefriendlyface ofcapitalistcorruption, abiting and acerbic character study and a darkly funny social.
‘’It’s Javier Bardem’s show as he runites with Fernando Leon de Aranoafor this parable ofpower in a provincial Spanish town.The Good Bossis as smooth and efficient as a well-runfactory.‘’-Jonathan Holland, Screen International
Director: Fernando León de Aranoa
120 mins | Spanish language | Cert: 15
San Sebastián International Film Festival2021