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  1. Il secondo maestro del revolver's rating of the film Workingman's Death

    4.5. Parecchio interessante, davvero meritevole.

  2. paxy's rating of the film Workingman's Death

    https://cinepaxy.wordpress.com/2017/05/13/workingmans-death/

  3. thelastronaut's rating of the film Workingman's Death

  4. Kk Soft Boss's rating of the film Workingman's Death

  5. EdieEmm's rating of the film Workingman's Death

    There's a necessary discourse around portrayals of hardship, on the line between document & exploitation. But how arrogant to suggest that a lack of narration makes this the latter? As if a few words could neatly contextualize these horrors for the hand-wringing viewer. Or that extraordinary production is somehow inherently trivializing? In what simplistic world does good=pretty & bad=ugly? Not unproblematic but, 4.5

  6. sylvia's rating of the film Workingman's Death

    I was feeling extremely cheerful before watching this film

  7. CarlosEsquives's rating of the film Workingman's Death

    Superior a su anterior documental. Glawogger aparenta hacer un eco de ese mismo, muy a pesar el tratamiento es distinto. En lugar de un paralelismo de historias, estas (en menor cantidad) son consecutivas. Nuevamente se intenta asistir a ese postulado del trabajo como supervivencia trágica, mas hay un lado optimista latente, uno que se proyecta en ese bienestar de los colectivos laborales. No existe aquí la miseria.

  8. Fuzzagi's rating of the film Workingman's Death

  9. l's rating of the film Workingman's Death

    The fucking Löwen segment... goddamn. Needed death metal or something playing in the background.

  10. msmichel's rating of the film Workingman's Death

    Glawogger's masterpiece is this incredible document on labour, the effect of globalization and what man must do to just survive. 5 aptly named chapters examine extreme situations in Ukraine, Indonesia, Nigeria, Pakistan and China. The film is both awe inspiring and nausea inducing at times; but Glawogger's silent observation is masterful. Aided by rich cinematography and a perfect score by John Zorn.

  11. mpho3's rating of the film Workingman's Death

    BROTHERS: "God gave us this task. The job is death itself. Death is always with us. We have to defeat our fear or we can't do this work. But what choice does one have?" LIONS: "We are born into suffering because in this country nothing is as it should be. So everyone here does his job patiently. And if God in His infinite mercy should bestow us with success, so be it! Skin! Innards! Heads!"

  12. bencor's rating of the film Workingman's Death

    The TZADIK label soundtrack by John Zorn and company is to be equally appreciated. Long Live the Tzadik Book of Angels.

  13. Den-Leroy Kangalee's rating of the film Workingman's Death

    Disturbing for all the wrong reasons. Well intentioned...but exploitive. I'm not sure where Glawogger is truly coming from, what he(or a lot of other documentary filmmakers) now want to achieve...I think imaginary, creative films that combat or depict WHY we live this way would be more beneficial. We need protest art. Not poverty or suffering porn.

  14. MicheleMpls's rating of the film Workingman's Death

    Herzogian. Verite. Great camera shots.

  15. Weston Campbell's rating of the film Workingman's Death

    Wonderfully photographed and edited, a sort of nature film on humans reduced to the status of animals by capitalism.

  16. Nancy Stark's rating of the film Workingman's Death

    This film is strong enough to make a viewer cough.

  17. Ethan's rating of the film Workingman's Death

    Required viewing for anyone who thinks they have a shitty job.

  18. El Biffo's rating of the film Workingman's Death

    These people are working themselves to death. Glawogger is a pioneer of documentary cinema. Nobody sitting around in chairs talking in his films. For his take on working women, watch WHORE'S GLORY.

  19. dschank's rating of the film Workingman's Death

    a cross between the encouraging crop of atmospheric docs in the 21st century (like "iraq in fragments") and the realist expose novels of the 19th century (like "germinal"). balances a number of paradoxes remarkably well - between dignity and exploitation, between beauty and abjection, between progress and tradition. the focus is on the actual labor - its dangers, rhythms and meanings. beware of graphic animal deaths!

  20. Minu's rating of the film Workingman's Death

    A documentary as you do not really get to see. It has the power to penetrate into other worlds existing on this earth.

  21. Maxim Stolyarchuk's rating of the film Workingman's Death

    Al Jazeera recently published a picture story from the Ijen sulfur crater related to the Ghosts chapter: http://aje.me/1hgZVzW

  22. Kyle Lewis's rating of the film Workingman's Death

    Exceptional filmmaking is on display in each segment. The Nigeria sequence is particularly harrowing and not for the faint of heart.

  23. flobota's rating of the film Workingman's Death

    Every episode is a punch in the stomach and opens an unpleasant view on working conditions you would never think to exist. Though it gives all workers a face and dignity. Very powerful.

  24. Yuki Aditya's rating of the film Workingman's Death

    the Indonesian segment is the funniest, the Pakistan one is the most Vertov, while the NIgerian part is kind of gross and bloody