If all that’s not doing anything for you, then perhaps the plot will help convince you. The central mission of the movie is an African tribesman’s quest to return a Coke bottle to the gods at the finish of the world. It’s a closely fish-out-of-water story, since this is pretty much the person’s first time away from his isolated tribe and loads of humorous misunderstandings ensue.
Everyone has weirdness to them, however no one’s weird the same way, so there’s a really sturdy sense that this movie takes place in the actual world. Plus, now that you’re older, you’ll find a lot extra to appreciate hidden behind the initial quotability. Despite Office Space being made because the world descended into Y2K fueled chaos, its subject is timeless. Begrudging workplace workers at present commiserate with Peter simply as workers from the ’50s most likely would have, albeit with a bit extra … Read More