In the coming years, the labour market will change drastically. Hundreds of millions of jobs could be lost due to the rapid growth of automation. How would this affect our society?
People's attitude to work is contradictory. On the one hand, work is a burden and nothing more than a way to earn a living for many people worldwide. On the other hand, a growing number of workaholics see their jobs as the meaning of life. The development of robots and machine learning could be a dream come true for all humanity, but instead it brings anxiety – these days no one can be sure when artificial intelligence will replace them. Directed by Erik Gandini (The Swedish Theory of Love), the film depicts different types of work in South Korea, the USA, Italy, and Kuwait. It attempts to present answers to existential questions about work-life balance.