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J'ai très mal au travail

J'ai très mal au travail

A Feature film by Jean-Michel Carré

Produced by Les Films Grain de Sable

Release in France : 03/10/2007

    Synopsis

    A survey carried out among 6000 people reveals that work holds second place, after health, as a necessary condition of happiness. But it far supersedes family, money, and love. Work is a crossroads of contradictory values. What is at stake? What conflicting objectives is it supposed to respond to? To whose benefit? What are the new management methods? But, above all, in what exciting or painful ways does a salaried employee manufacture, resist, create, bloom, or collapse?
    Stress, harassment, violence, depression, suicide come up more and more frequently when it’s a matter of work. It is this “obscure object of desire and hate” that is captured in this film. Images of work, suffering, and resistance will take on their full meaning through the analysis of researchers, political experts, economists, and psychoanalysts, along with salaried employees at different levels of the hierarchy. The rereading of ads, newsreel images, and fiction films, edited in their context, provide a journey of discovery through the human comedy that is the world of business and employment today.

    Production and distribution (4)

    Executive Producer :

    Les Films Grain de Sable

    Film exports/foreign sales :

    Les Films Grain de Sable

    Co-production :

    INA - Institut National de l'Audiovisuel

    French distribution :

    Les Acacias

    Photos (5)

    Full credits (6)

    Executive Producer :

    Jean-Michel Carré

    Screenwriters :

    Jean-Michel Carré, Patricia Agostini, Nicolas Sandret

    Press Attaché (film) :

    Eva Simonet

    Assistant director :

    Arielle Hanoun

    Directors of Photography :

    Alexandre Tissier, Jean-Michel Carré

    Editor :

    Anny Danché

    Technical details

    Feature film

    Genres :

    Documentary

    Themes :

    Work

    Production language :

    French

    Production country :

    France

    Original French-language productions :

    Unknown

    Production year :

    2006

    French release :

    03/10/2007

    Runtime :

    1 h 22 min

    Current status :

    Released

    Visa number :

    114.825

    Visa issue date :

    10/01/2007

    Approval :

    Unknown

    Color type :

    Color

    Aspect ratio :

    1.85

    Audio format :

    Dolby