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3.4
22 Ratings

The Mass of Men

Directed by Gabriel Gauchet
United Kingdom, 2012
Drama, Short

Synopsis

Richard, an unemployed 55-year-old, arrives three minutes late for his appointment at a job centre. An advisor, stifled by the limits of the system she works in, has no choice but to penalize him for his tardiness. To avoid plunging further into destitution, Richard takes desperate measures.

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The Mass of Men Directed by Gabriel Gauchet

Awards & Festivals

Locarno International Film Festival

2012 | Winner: Golden Pardino - Leopards of Tomorrow (International Competition)

San Sebastián International Film Festival

2012 | Winner: International Film School Meeting Award

Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival

2013 | Winner: International Student Film (Sleepwalkers Jury Prize)

Bilbao International Festival of Documentary and Short Films

2012 | 2 wins including: Audience Award for Best Film (Audience Award)