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Sorry to Bother You

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Original title
Sorry to Bother You
Running time
110 min.
United States United States
Boots Riley
The Coup, Merrill Garbus, Boots Riley, Tune-Yards
Doug Emmett
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Cinereach / MACRO / Forest Whitaker's Significant Productions
Sci-Fi. Comedy. Fantasy
Synopsis / Plot
The film finds a black telemarketer struggling with self-esteem issues who suddenly discovers the key to business success. But as he's propelled to the upper echelons of his company, his activist friends are making their own stand against unfair labour practices. And then he also uncovers his corporate overlords' dark secret, which leads to him deciding whether to stand up or sell out.
2018: Sundance Film Festival: Official Selection
2018: National Board of Review (NBR): Top Independent Films
2018: Critics Choice Awards: Nominated for Best Comedy & Actor Comedy
2018: Independent Spirit Awards: Best First Feature
2018: Chicago Film Critics Awards: Nominated for Most Promising Filmmaker
2018: Gotham Awards: Nominated for Best Actor (Stanfield) & New Director
2018: Directors Guild of America (DGA): Nominated for Breakthrough Director
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