Human Capital – The Employment Trade

Documentary ( 2007 )

Co-directed by Robert Cibis and Lilian Franck, 52 min., HD, co-produced with ma.ja.de (Heino Deckert).

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Logline

“Human Capital – The Employment Trade“ portrays the fate of three people and their struggle through the globalized world of labour.

Synopsis

“Human Capital – The Employment Trade“ portrays the fate of three people and their struggle through the global world of work:

Chamila Alvis moves from Sri Lanka to Cyprus. She struggles with her separation from her children and her homeland and tries to deal with the foreign world she has entered...

Dirk Wagner and Volker Nebelung try to escape from the construction recession in East Germany. They prepare themselves for a trip to Europe’s largest construction site, in London...

Jay Gaines, a headhunter in New York, searches desperately on Wall Street for candidates for the position of head executive of a gigantic corporation. If he doesn’t find ’Mr Perfect’ soon, he will risk not only hunderds of thousands of dollars, but also his good reputation...

Crew

  • Author: Robert Cibis and Lilian Franck
  • Director: Robert Cibis and Lilian Franck
  • Producer: Heino Deckert, Robert Cibis, and Lilian Franck