Men at Work

Directed by Mani Haghighi
Film Movement
2006
75 Minutes
Iran
Farsi
Comedy
Middle Eastern Studies, Gender Studies, Aging
Not Rated
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Based on a story by the iconic Iranian filmmaker Abbas Kiarostami, Mani Haghighi’s debut feature is an absurdist comedy and social satire in the vein of Monty Python. Four old friends, including a doctor, an engineer and two businessmen in the throes of mid-life crises, are driving back from a failed skiing trip when they encounter a strange and enormous rock stuck in the middle of the road. The men's frivolous attempt to dislodge the rock gradually disintegrates into a tale of betrayal, defeat and renewed hope.

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Bonus short: Hold Up, directed by Madelein Olnek

Discs: 1

  • Highest Rating
    "The film is perfectly enjoyable and quite hilarious...it reveals an unknown by depicting the middle class of Iran"
    Christopher Campbell, Cinematical
  • Highest Rating
    "Terrific! The real pleasure here is watching the interactions of four good friends."
    , Time Out Chicago
  • Highest Rating
    "All the characters here are warm, human and convincing, and the film glides easily from the initial tone of light humor to the increasingly painful drama."
    Michael Wilmington, The Chicago Tribune

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