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The Interviewer (2012)

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When Thomas Howell arrives for a job interview at a prestigious law firm, his expectations are turned upside-down by the interviewer and his methods. He thinks there must be some mistake. The tables are turned more than once in this penetrating short, and we are reminded not to be misled by appearances, but rather to approach each experience with an open mind and an open heart.

Winston Cooper, Gerard O’Dwyer, Chris Haywood
Genevieve Clay-Smith, Robin Bryan

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adnanrazack8, posted on July 28, 2016

I was moved and inspired by humanity and in particular the character of the interviewer. Since childhood I felt such souls come to teach us something pure.
Thank you for this as I wipe the tears from my cheeks.

binkscloud, posted on July 11, 2016

As a budding actor I am often left feeling disillusioned by the medias being released nowadays. This short was so inspiring; brought a tear to my eye. Loved it!!!

Writspirit, posted on July 4, 2016

Love this one! Marvelous message.

gailrogers, posted on June 27, 2016

The actor who played James is in a fantastic short film where he is at a bus stop and starts talking with a woman. I won't spoil the ending for you! He is even better in that role. It was a Spiritual Cinema Circle short a few years ago.

SuzannaB@Gaia, posted on June 28, 2016

Gail, thanks for remembering that! Bus Stop Films does great filmmaking work, and Gerald O'Dwyer is an amazing actor.
There's a behind the scenes clip from The Interviewer that you may enjoy here:


Business13, posted on June 25, 2016

Excellent idea and well executed - love it!

HeartOfMindRadio, posted on June 24, 2016

Loved this movie.

m5gogo, posted on June 20, 2016

Well that was unexpected! Very enjoyable!

monam_2, posted on June 18, 2016

How wonderful if every organisation could transform this way.

lisaartistberg, posted on June 17, 2016

i loved this. Id love to see your interviewer actor in more movies. Im a big fan!! Elizabeth

ginacayford, posted on June 16, 2016

This film made me cry, showing how the human spirit can evolve and if we truly look to love one another... we will see life much more clearly

joxyjules, posted on June 16, 2016

Great and kind way of making a point!

rita.sullivan, posted on June 16, 2016


markdesign14, posted on June 16, 2016

Needless to say, I know a thing or two.


Clight, posted on June 14, 2016

This was delightful and loved that the truth of the interviewee was brought out in such an amazing way. We don't always see that in today's world.

ehkartist, posted on June 14, 2016

As a teacher who has worked with special needs children, I loved how the film highlighted the unique talents and abilities of this population. The Interviewer was a poignant look at the insights necessary in making wise decisions. James had a shrewd ability to see beyond the person into the soul.

jbrand1997, posted on June 14, 2016

As a former high school teacher, I was so pleasantly surprised to see a film showcase the abilities of a person who would be considered a "high needs" student. This was great. Thank you for showcasing this - it makes me smile ; - )

WellBeing56, posted on June 13, 2016

The description drew me in as I was formerly a legal assistant and was curious .... was not what I was expecting. However, I was very pleasantly surprised. This short film lifted my heart. I highly recommend this film. Very impressive. Thank you.

wm, posted on June 13, 2016

OMG I cried and laughed & cried some more. Magickal.

Thanks for revealing this moving & enlightening portrayal here.


AspenM@Gaia, posted on June 16, 2016

ME TOO!! It was all I could do not to sob out loud at my desk this morning :) Such a great reminder to keep an open heart at all times, in all things!


wm, posted on June 19, 2016

Yes, what a great reminder to open our hearts so! Once upon a long time ago I suffered a loss so primal and cried so much it was as if I ran out of tears & my heart turned to stone. It didn't really, of course, not physically, yet I armored up. Hmm...armor...amour...strange misjuxtaposition...took a lot of work & catharsis for those slabs of stone to slide away and I could breathe deeply again.

Next time go right ahead & sob out loud at your desk :-) It's profoundly liberating!

Thank you, Aspen.


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