The Company Men
- Original title
The Company Men
- Running time
- 109 min.
- United States
Tommy Lee Jones,
Craig T. Nelson,
The Weinstein Company
Drama | Economic Crisis 2008. Job/Employment. Independent Film (US)
- Synopsis / Plot
- Bobby Walker (Ben Affleck) is living the American dream: great job, beautiful family, shiny Porsche in the garage. When corporate downsizing leaves him and co-workers Phil Woodward (Chris Cooper) and Gene McClary (Tommy Lee Jones) jobless, the three men are forced to re-define their lives as men, husbands, and fathers. Bobby soon finds himself enduring enthusiastic life coaching, a job building houses for his brother-in-law (Kevin Costner) which does not play to his executive skill set, and perhaps the realization that there is more to life than chasing the bigger, better deal.
2010: New York Film Critics: Best Debut as Director
2010: Chicago Film Critics Awards: Nominated for Most Promising Filmmaker
: Satellite Awards: Nominated for Best Actor in a Supporting Role (Tommy Lee Jones)
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