R | | Drama
The story centers on a year in the life of three men trying to survive a round of corporate downsizing at a major company - and how that affects them, their families, and their communities.
John Wells included real sentences and explanations from CEOs and their wives gathered from his research for the screenplay.
You know the worst part?
Phil Woodward: The world didn't stop. The newspaper still came every morning, the automatic sprinklers went off at six. Jerry next door still washed his car every Sunday.
Phil Woodward: My life ended and nobody noticed.
Toward the end when Bobby and his friend are talking with Jack on the scaffolding, Bobby's friend is wearing a grey hooded sweat jacket throughout the entire scene, except for one cutaway when he turns around to go back toward the ladder he is wearing a completely different green jacket.
Midway through the credits, financial reports from various news sources can be heard for a minute.
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