Javier Bardem is a beleaguered Spanish factory boss in ruthless pursuit of winning an award for excellence in this waspish corporate comedy. The good boss likes to tell his workers that Justice holds Blanco scales in her hand.His company produces industrial scales, but the ones presiding over the entrance to the company, an old model with two plates, are out of kilter. Standing on the industrial outskirts of a small provincial town, for decades Básculas Blanco has been making industrial scales for major retail outlets, to weigh vehicles and livestock. Blanco, its owner, is happy. His business is going through a healthy period: they are about to receive the Business Excellence award from the provincial government.