Cashback

Synopsis: When art student Ben Willis is dumped by his girlfriend Suzy, he develops chronic insomnia after finding out how quickly she moved on. To pass the long hours of the night, he starts working the late night shift at the local supermarket. There he meets a colorful cast of characters, all of whom have their own 'art' in dealing with the boredom of an eight-hour-shift. Ben's art is that he imagines himself stopping time. This way, he can appreciate the artistic beauty of the frozen world and the people inside it - especially Sharon, the pretty and quiet checkout girl, who perhaps holds the answer to solving the problem of Ben's insomnia.
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Director(s): Sean Ellis
Production: Magnolia Pictures
  3 wins.
 
IMDB:
7.2
Metacritic:
54
Rotten Tomatoes:
46%
R
Year:
2006
102 min
Website
483 Views


i'd like to remind the customers

that there's a special

two for the price of one

offer on aisle ten.

fresh bread and cakes. that's aisle ten for a special two for the price of one offer.

well, don't just

stare at it, ben!

clean it up.

you see, i've always

wanted to be a painter.

and like many artists

before me,

the female form has always been

a great source of inspiration.

i've always been in awe of the power they unknowingly possess.

now, are you going

to clean them up or not?

there is an art to dealing with the boredom of an eight-hour shift.

an art to putting your mind somewhere else while the seconds slowly tick away.

i found that all

the people working here

had perfected

their own individual art.

take sharon pintey.

sharon knows rule number one.

the clock is the enemy.

the basic rule is this:

the more you look at the clock,

the slower the time goes.

it will uncover

the hiding place of your mind

and torture it

with every second.

this is the basic art in dealing with the trade of your time.

any cash back?

this is barry brickman.

you see, barry thinks of himself as a bit of a daredevil stuntman.

for a start,

barry is quite well-known.

when one of barry's

bike tricks went wrong,

the cameraman put it

on the internet.

barry has stuck

to his scooter ever since.

matt stephens is also

a king scooterer.

and what was

the other thing?

and what was

the other thing?

- sausage!

- oh, yeah.

now barry and matt

are good friends.

there you go.

take care.

between them, they have come

up with a very different way

of dealing with

the trade of their time.

look. look.

theirs is an art to finding anything to do that isn't work.

a few days later,

barry and matt were reported

for what they called

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Sean Ellis

Sean Ellis is an entrepreneur, angel investor, and startup advisor. He is the founder and CEO of GrowthHackers and was previously founder and CEO of Qualaroo. more…

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