Human Resources
Human Resources (1999)

Franck, a Parisian business school student, takes an internship in the Human Resources department at the factory where his father has labored for the past 30 years. When Franck's efforts to better the company lead to the firing of many… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: September 13, 1999
DVD Release Date: August 3, 2004
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Critic Score: 97% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
David Rooney

A cogent human drama.

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Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times

A valuable, heartbreaking film.

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Emanuel Levy

Laurent Cantet makes a brilliant feature debut in this timely and compelling French drama, in which a young man learns to take personal responsibility in both work and familt matters.

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Lisa Schwarzbaum
Entertainment Weekly

All the more engrossing for its organic, near documentary style.

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Sean P. Means

An eye-opener, a gritty and relevant story of the shifting relationship between workforce and management.

Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid

An interesting and tough little film.

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Mick LaSalle
San Francisco Chronicle

A rare film.

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Stephen Holden
New York Times

As schematic as it becomes, Human Resources never loses its poignant human dimension.

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Matt Langdon

a very emotionally effective working-class drama

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