I already used Chasing Amy for another entry in this challenge and that’d be cheating. So, Office Space? Well it’s not perfect, because I do still work in an office. It’s an office with bean bags, a contemplation area, brightly coloured pillars and a rapidly growing, highly tech-savvy workfoce, though. Most importantly, it’s something I love doing.
That’s where I find connection with Office Space. A succession of misery-inducing office jobs didn’t quite cause a breakdown on the scale Office Space depicts but I certainly knew where the protagonists were coming from! Whilst I didn’t end up working in construction, I did come to the same conclusion. It’s not about winning the rat-race and making the most money. It’s about finding some way to earn the money you need to survive that you can live with. To find a way to be someone you can live with.