Short documentary about our working life in a social-capitalist society. Minimalistic scenes reduce labour to its external, sometimes slightly absurdist appearance.
What does it mean to be a human being in a work-driven society? This personal, socially critical documentary looks at man during a working day: from commuters on their way to work and offices full of employees all identically sitting and typing on their computers, to the constant repetition at the assembly line. The visually minimalistic approach clearly brings out the absurdity of countless tasks. The forty-hour workweek eats up most of our time. Should we really want this?

Credits

Sound Design
Set geluid
Dramaturgie
Production company
Nederlandse Filmacademie
TV company
AVROTROS
Postproduction company
Filmmore

Title: Als je later groot bent
Year: 2019
Duration : 22 minutes
Category: Short Documentary
Edition: NFF 2019

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