The Plot is Small and Simple

Orlando Weekly | March 27, 2007
Based on an idea by famed Iranian filmmaker Abbas Kiarostami (Taste of Cherry), Men at Work’s plot is small and simple: Four middle-aged guys on a road trip take a bathroom break on the side of the road, find an unusual rock on the edge of a cliff and attempt to push it over. Thick with humor and allegory (there's a reason that the rock is phallic), Men at Work is much less simple than its plot, and when writer-director Mani Haghighi gets the men down to their basic impulses, the film really takes off.

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