Plot & Details
French filmmaker Jean-Marc Moutout makes his feature debut with the drama Violence des Echanges en Milieu Tempéré (Work Hard Play Hard). Jérémie Rénier stars as Philippe Seigner, an ambitious young executive at a management consulting firm. Things are going well for him at work and he starts dating single mom Eva (Cylia Malki). Soon his boss, Hugo Paradis (Laurent Lucas), chooses him for a special job auditing a company outside of Paris. When Philippe realizes that he's been effectively downsizing a company, he begins to feel a moral opposition to his task. Work Hard Play Hard was nominated for the Golden Leopard at the 2003 Locarno International Film Festival.
- MPAA Rating: Not Yet Rated
- Genre(s): Drama
- Run Time: 100min.
- Theatrical Release Date: 06/27/2004
- Director(s): Jean-Marc Moutout
- Starring: Jérémie Renier , Laurent Lucas , Cylia Malki , Olivier Perrier , Samir Guesmi
- Themes: Ladder to the Top,Work Ethics
- Keywords: downsizing, global-economy, manager, moral-conflict
- Language: French