The Company Men
The Company Men is 2010 American drama film, written and directed by John Wells. It features Ben Affleck, Kevin Costner, Chris Cooper and Tommy Lee Jones.
When the publicly held shipbuilding corporation Global Transportation Systems, or GTX, is downsized in the midst of the recession, many employees are fired, including Bobby Walker. Walker is a white-collar, corporate ladder-climbing employee with a six-figure salary, a wife, and a teenage son and younger daughter.
|events||Great Recession termination of employment|
|keywords||blue-collar college roommate corporate ladder country club downsize factory force hostile takeover hr human resources manual labor morning new car outplacement poison porsche question recession shipbuilding spending money stock price teenage son vice president white-collar worker|
|producer||Claire Rudnick Polstein John Wells Paula Weinstein|
|productionCompany||Battle Mountain Films Spring Creek Productions The Weinstein Company|
|publisher||IM Global The Weinstein Company|