May 05, 2020 · Robert Jury's mesmerizing film, WORKING MAN, is a gut-wrenching and timely portrait of a factory worker, Allery Parkes, movingly and masterfully portrayed by Peter Gerety. The plastics factory where Allery works has shut down and his life is left without a sense of purpose.
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Working Man is a 2019 American drama film written and directed by Robert Jury in his debut, and produced by Jury, Clark Peterson, Maya Emelle and Lovell Holder. It features Peter Gerety, Billy Brown and Talia Shire in lead roles. Working Man was filmed in 2018 in and around Chicago. It premiered at the 2019 Santa Barbara International Film Festival, and was released on video on demand services on May 5, 2020, to positive reviews.
Working Man. Critics Consensus. A too-rare showcase for an ensemble of talented veteran actors, Working Man quietly builds into an absorbing -- and timely -- character study.
"Working Man," the first feature from writer/director Robert Jury, spins that question into an intimate drama shot in greater Chicago, using the city's mostly defunct manufacturing base as atmospheric backdrop for the characters' fight for dignity. It's a bit too gentle for its own good, and ultimately has trouble settling on what, exactly, it intends to say about its characters and their struggles.
in association with morgan’s mark a robert jury film "working man" PETER GERETY BILLY BROWN TALIA SHIRE CASTING BY LISA LONDON, C.S.A. AND CATHERINE STROUD, C.S.A. LINE PRODUCER BRETT HAYS MUSIC BY DAVID GONZALEZ COSTUME DESIGNER HALLEY SHARP EDITED BY MORGAN HALSEY
May 03, 2020 · ‘Working Man’: A quietly powerful movie, assembled at a Chicago factory Peter Gerety, strong yet subtle, stars as a man who feels compelled to work his shift even after the plant shuts down.
In Select Theaters March 27When the last factory in a small Rust Belt town closes its doors, an unlikely hero emerges in dutiful, quiet Allery Parkes (Peter ...
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CHICAGO (WLS) -- A factory shuts down, those who made a living there, abandoned. A new movie follows one "Working Man" who won't accept that fate.
The Working Man. Passed | 1h 18min | Comedy, Drama, Romance | 20 April 1933 (USA) The vacationing head of a successful shoe company is placed as his rival's trustee, unbeknown to them.
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