James told Quartz that this act particularly interested her while making the film: “It was really interesting to me that, even though it is a cleaning job, they take a lot of pride in their work.” In fact, when she asked the cleaners’ boss why employees bowed at the end of a shift, he didn’t understand why she was even asking the question.
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