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Laurel Ayres is a businesswoman trying to make it but unfortunately she works at a investment firm where she does all the work but all the senior investors like Frank Peterson grab all the credit. She then leaves and starts her own firm. While trying to find clients Laurel pretends that she has a male partner named Robert Cutty. And when she starts to do well all of her clients wants to meet Cutty which is difficult since he doesn't exist.Written by
The Mercedes dealership where Whoopie Goldberg bought her Mercedes was located on the corner of 56th St. and Park Ave. in Manhattan. It was designed by Frank Lloyd Wright. It was destroyed in 2013 after Mercedes closed that location. See more »
When accepting the award for business man of the year the award changes from sitting on the platform and in Frank's lap. Also when Laurel is leaving she takes the award with her, but when it cuts back to Frank clapping the award is still in his lap. See more »
A Pretentiousness Comedy That Recalls ` Working Girl'
Laurel Ayres (Whoopi Goldberg) is a very competent financial analyst who is deceived by her colleague Frank (Timothy Daly) in a promotion to VP. She decides to quit her job and open her own investment company. However, being a woman, she feels difficulties to get into this type of business in Wall Street. She decides to pretend she has a male associate in her company, who would be responsible for the advices. Together with her assistant Sally (the lovely Diane Wiest), they pass through funny situations. This pretentiousness comedy recalls the plot of Mike Nichols' `Working Girl', if you consider the storyline of a competent employee who has her own merits credited to another person. The film is not regular, and Laurel Ayres sometimes is bright, but other times she behaves like a stupid. Further, in the present days, it is hard to believe such a prejudice in Wall Street. This DVD has just been released in Brazil. For my surprise, this is a 1996 movie. My vote is six.
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