Sandra is a young woman who has only one weekend to convince her colleagues they must give up their bonuses in order for her to keep her job — not an easy task in this economy.
Liège, Belgium. Sandra is a factory worker who discovers that her workmates have opted for a EUR1,000 bonus in exchange for her dismissal. She has only a weekend to convince her colleagues to give up their bonuses in order to keep her job.
Sandra Bya, married with two children, has been off work from her job at Solwal on medical leave for depression. During her absence from work, her boss, M. Dumont, on the suggestion of her immediate supervisor, the shop foreman Jean-Marc, figures that her section of the company can function with sixteen people working full time with a bit of overtime instead of seventeen with no overtime, that seventeenth person being Sandra. Because of the global competition the company faces, Dumont decides the company can only finance the annual bonuses for those sixteen employees, which are EUR1,000 per person, or Sandra’s job, leaving the decision to those sixteen. On a Friday near the end of her medical leave, Sandra learns of this situation from her friend and co-worker Juliette after the “show of hands” vote is held, the result a 13-3 decision for the bonuses over Sandra’s job. Because Juliette knows Jean-Marc, who is determined to get rid of Sandra, influenced the vote by scare mongering … Written by Huggo
|Tagline:||A quest for self-improvement|
|Cast:||Alain Eloy, Batiste Sornin, Catherine Salée, Christelle Cornil, Fabrizio Rongione, Lara Persain, Marion Cotillard, Morgan Marinne, Myriem Akeddiou, Olivier Gourmet, Pili Groyne, Simon Caudry|
|Director:||Caroline Tambour, Jean-Pierre Dardenne, Luc Dardenne, Marika Piedboeuf|
|Country:||Belgium, France, Italy|