Clockwatchers
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Four women reflect on their lowly place in the corporate caste system in this dryly satiric comedy. Iris (Toni Collette) is a college graduate who hasn't decided what she wants to do with her life, except that she doesn't want the job her father has lined up for her at a frozen food company. While pretending to look for other work, she signs on with a temp agency, which sends her out to do office work for Global Credit, a particularly faceless corporation where the permanent employees go out of their way to avoid the temps. Iris is very much aware that she's at the bottom rung at… More
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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 83%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"You just want to shake these four twits out of their collective, weirdly unsubstantiated malaise."
‑ David Noh, Film Journal International
"Expertly captures the drudgery of 9-5 office gigs"
‑ Jon Niccum, Lawrence Journal-World
"A jewel of a film."
‑ Dustin Putman, DustinPutman.com
"Insightful and well-acted comedy of inter-office angst."
‑ Scott Weinberg, eFilmCritic.com
"Complex characterization makes Clockwatchers a far more interesting picture than it would have been as a simple, breezy comedy."
‑ Nick Davis, Nick's Flick Picks
"This keenly observed and darkly comic indie is named for a quartet of office temps who toil at Global Credit while receiving no credit of their own."
‑ Rob Nelson, Nashville Scene
"Like the unrelenting Musack that fills the heroines's offices, Clockwatchers is a bit too sedate. If you don't watch carefully, you'll miss half the fun."
‑ Carlo Cavagna, AboutFilm.com
"A bold drama about the strange and often outrageous things that happen in the work-a-day world."
‑ Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat, Spirituality and Practice
"A gem of a small movie."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
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