Office Space

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Office Space The story of this movie takes place in a corporation office called Initech. The movie is about a man named Peter Gibbons, a man with a white-collar job as a programmer who is apathetic and frustrated with his daily life. In the first part of the film, it shows what he does in his office and how his superiors boss him around as he loathes them. Although he is not the only one mistreated by the management, everyone else in the office is. Peter’s girlfriend Anne convinced him to attend a hypnotherapy situation, in which the therapist helped Peter feel more relaxed about his life. The next day he did practically did not care about anything anymore, he did not go to work, he ignored the calls of his boss and girlfriend, disregards office protocol, etc. However, the consultants, the 2 people who are assigned to lay off employees due to problems in the workplace, were impressed with his insights about the office’s problems so he gets promoted while his friends get laid off. Later on, he and his friends plotted to steal from the Initech by transmitting a virus, getting a fraction of a penny everyday so that in the future they will get a substantial amount of money without any work. Unfortunately his friend made a mistake so they got over $300,000 instantly. Feeling guilt and remorse, Peter writes a confession and a check and submits it to his boss’ office and decided to get ready for jail. The following day, the employee who is fed up with the company set Initech on fire, destroying all the evidence of the stolen money. This movie shows that if you have no motivation in what you do everyday, you should not do something that will endanger others for your own sake. For me it is best to just quit, although not easy, and find motivation around the people that make you happy. Sometimes, motivation comes from the most unexpected people. “Most people don’t like…...

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