The Human Resources Manager
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The Human Resources Manager of Jerusalem's largest bakery is in trouble. He is separated from his wife, distanced from his daughter, and stuck in a job he hates. When one of his employees, a foreign worker, is killed in a suicide bombing, the bakery is accused of indifference, and the HR Manager is sent to the victim's hometown in Romania to make amends. Far from home, on a mission to honor a woman he didn't even know but has somehow grown to admire, the HR Manager fights to regain his company's reputation - and possibly his own humanity.
Rotten Tomatoes Movie Reviews
- Reviews Counted: 31
- Fresh: 23
- Rotten: 8
- Average Rating: 6.7/10
Top Critics' Reviews
Rotten: A disappointingly shallow story in which only the dead are named, and the living are reduced to stereotypes.
Fresh: "Human Resources Manager" adroitly mixes moving personal drama, absurdist comedy and site-specific cultural situations.
Fresh: Tender irony and dark humor abound in Israeli director Eran Riklis's latest account of bureaucracy colliding with burgeoning compassion.
Fresh: An enjoyable mix of tragedy and comedy.