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... and the DyingTown of Sheffield in the Movie The Full Monty Introduction In the movie The Full Monty, which is set in Sheffield, England, the town is really a metaphor for the men and the men’s lives. The beginning of the film shows Sheffield the way that it was, before globalization caused the factory jobs to leave town, as more companies shipped their jobs overseas. In the 1960s, which is when the montage at the beginning of the film was set, Sheffield was apparently a bustling town, and its future looked bright. Images of happy people dancing in discos was alternated with shots of men making cars and other products with steel. Because the lives of the men in the town are entertwined with the town...