Tess McGill is a frustrated secretary, struggling to forge ahead in the world of big business in New York. She gets her chance when her boss breaks her leg on a skiing holiday. McGill takes advantage of her absence to push ahead with her career. She teams up with investment broker Jack Trainer to work on a big deal. The situation is complicated after the return of her boss.Written by
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David Duchovny's film debut. He was one of the guests hiding in the bathroom at Tess's surprise birthday party. He can also been seen at the engagement party later in the film. See more »
When Katherine orders Tess to get her prescription, she goes outside and crosses the street right in front of Jack's oncoming cab; there is no way he would have not seen her. See more »
Look, you, maybe you've got everyone around here fooled with this saint act you have going, but do not ever speak to me again like we don't know what really happened, you got me?
Tess, this is business. Let's just bury the hatchet, okay?
You know where you can bury your hatchet? Now get your bony ass outta my sight!
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Beautiful aerial photography and music. It's another Cinderella story. No wonder that story has been so popular all these centuries. Tess McGill strives upward and onward in Corporate America because she has a "fire in her belly". Everyone in the cast is perfectly suited to their roles and Mike Nichols' direction is seamless.
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