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A COMPANY MAN (Blu-Ray Review)

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A COMPANY MAN coming 8/27 to Blu-Ray and DVD from Well Go USA

Back in college, I took a beginner’s Japanese class.  I remember learning that a white collar businessman is called a “Salary Man”. I guess it’s similar to calling someone a “businessman,” but in my mind, I always thought that Asians regard this class of worker differently than Americans.  In reality, I think we both look at them as the drones that keep the economy running… only one seems to hide their discontent better than the other.  In any case, when I watched Lim Sang-Yun’s “A Company Man“, I kept hearing the word “Sarariman” over and over in my mind.  While most cubicle-bound businesspeople doing the 9-to-5 may claim that the job is killing them, I don’t think many have meant it literally.  Here, it is quite literal… and quite exciting. Read more