ELTABB Journal Volume 1 - Page 13

“They know much more than I do about their interactions in the workplace” Effecting Simulations I was marvelled recently when I saw Driss (Omar Sy), in the job interview scene from Intouchables, in which he inverted the power roles between him (a Senegalese immigrant) and Phillipe, a quadriplegic millionaire (François Cluzet). In stark contrast to the other candidates’ enthusiasm, Sy expresses no desire to get hired and simply requires a signature confirmation of attendance – he ends up getting the job. 13