Glengarry Glen Ross (film)

Glengarry Glen Ross is an American film drama directed by James Foley from 1992 The screenplay by David Mamet based on his own play. ( German: " hillside sea view ").


The film depicts two days in a branch of the real estate company Glenngarry. The real estate agent Richard " Ricky" Roma, Shelley Levene, Dave Moss, and George Aaronow are real estate agents of the "old school". They are devious, tricky and all the tricks. However, the Group management are the financial statements of the four too low. So they hear from their boss Williamson that the company management starts a sales competition that will boost the business. The come from the central top managers Blake insulted the seller as a failure and boasts of its income. He then explains the details: The one who makes the most degrees in the next few days, get a car. The worst is fired. The aim is to bring a piece of worthless land to the man in the next night. He waves a stack of names with the most promising prospects, the so-called leads under the noses of staff around and tells them that they will not get this name to the face, because these are only for winners. The old Levene, formerly a celebrated staff was his own words, is bitter and complained to the colleagues. Roma uses even the smallest opportunity to create a degree and so he rejoices a depressive barroom brawler named Lingk another piece of land under, after he had engaged him in conversation about first private topics.

Moss and Aaronow ponder all night and a promising burglar in your own office, which would both bring a good pile of money overnight. Moss has been to bring a sophisticated plan and tries his colleagues as an accomplice on board. The brokers are finding that they need to make statements to the new addresses of the interested parties, as the old addresses are no longer worth anything. The list of the most promising prospects located in the manager's office John Williamson. Aaronow Moss and consider whether they could steal the list and sell it to the competition. However, Levene is still trying to convince the night Williamson from giving him two of the new addresses and offers him in return a profit sharing scheme. Williamson refuses.

The next morning was broken into the office. The cabinets are ransacked, and the list of new addresses and phones are stolen. The police interrogated sequentially every employee in the office of Williamson. Roma and Levene have done in the night-time closures and are confident that we will not gefueret.

Lingk comes to the office and tells Roma that he had spoken to his wife, who has forced him to cancel the purchase. With all the tricks -legal, semi-legal and illegal - tries Roma Lingk now rid of, or change their minds. Williamson comes in and makes Ricky Roma his business from the previous night broke, whereupon a dispute arises between Williamson and Roma. Roma insulted him viciously and announces that he will speak with the executive suite to finish him off. Then also makes Levene Williamson allegations, which he reveals unwittingly that he was in Williamson's office. Williamson recognize that the list of Levene stolen. This admits the theft and sale to the competition and ultimately an, Moss as the "head of the plan ." Levene is still trying desperately to bribe Williamson, but speaking to the attending police officers, which is not only the dismissal of a criminal case but the result for Levene will have. When the phones are reconnected, start Roma and Aaronow working again as if nothing had happened.


Michael Denk wrote in of 12 November 2008, " [ ... ] Who an exciting industry thriller about the machinations of the industry representatives is clearly disappointed expected. [ ... ] Is less Despite scenes or scene change a refined simple story shown through the jungle of commission- agent. [ ... ] the actors shine as a compact ensemble theaters, their characters are complex and created a highly differentiated. "

Desson Howe wrote in the Washington Post on October 2, 1992, in the movie numerous remarkable actors would play along. However, they would act like a jazz orchestra, of which the musicians would come forward and play one after the other solo number. The " uninspired " atmosphere would negate the benefits of the performers; the film WOULD artificial.

The lexicon of international film wrote that the film was " compelling and worth seeing "; he was " a recent illustration of the consequences of the Reagan ideology against the backdrop of the ongoing recession in the U.S.". The performances of the actors were praised as " furious ". The " Dialoglastigkeit, sentimentality and over-dramatization " was as critical of the " vorgestrige " staging.

Carsten Baumgardt wrote on, films like this are " once again a prime example of the imbalance that occurs not infrequently in the cinema. Since James Foley succeeded in the early 90s a dialogue -heavy masterpiece of acting, but no cares. " [ ... ] " A true gem of the film art was created by the director in conjunction with the ingenious screenwriter David Mamet in 1992. Played terrific Although the theater adaptation found in the cinema no audience, the few that were there, but saw some of the most gripping dialogues of 90s cinema. launched the superb performer team runs on to the absolute top form. "


Al Pacino was nominated in 1993 for an Oscar for Best Supporting Actor and a Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor.

Jack Lemmon won in 1992 Coppa Volpi for Best Actor and the National Board of Review Award for Best Actor. Alan Arkin, Alec Baldwin, Ed Harris, Jack Lemmon, Al Pacino, Jonathan Pryce and Kevin Spacey received in 1992 a prize of the Valladolid International Film Festival. James Foley was nominated in 1992 for a price of Deauville Film Festival. David Mamet was nominated for the 1992 Writers Guild of America Award.


The film was shot in New York City. The main characters were the subject of so much that they even came to the film set, even if they had no rotation. They did it to watch the others in their settings. The film had its world premiere on 16 September 1992 at the Toronto Film Festival. The film played in theaters in the USA a approximately 10.7 million U.S. dollars. In Germany, there were approximately 25,000 moviegoers.


The movie takes place in Movie risk - The fastest way to wealth mention.


In addition to the film music of James Newton Howard following songs are featured in the movie: