I was quite surprised by this. Funny and moving, with a great performance by Sylvie Testud. She reminded me of Giulietta Masina.
Fear and TremblingA dream job rapidly becomes a nightmare for Amelie, a Japanese-born Belgian woman, who suffers a series of increasingly humiliating demotions after she lands a job as an interpreter at a large Japanese corporation. Sylvie Testud earned the French equivalent of the Academy Award® for her haunting...Start your free trial to watch
It was somewhat entertaining... I am still very confused at the whole plot, I think i would have to watch it again to fully understand it.
It's clear that people working within corporate culture in the US readily identified with this film, so maybe it's not as much a caricaturization as I felt it to be....
I lived and worked in Japan for about four-and-a-half years and there are many instances in this film that I really related to. Like Amelie, I found my self being...