An American tycoon goes to the Melbourne where he meets a married secretary.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Michael Bergman
Michelle Harris
Larry Harris
Debbie McCormick
Bill Stockton
Bergman's Butler
Stacey Valkenburg ...
Young Michelle
Jo Pearson ...
News Anchorperson
Ian Scott ...
Stephen Whittaker ...
Des Connors ...
Evening newscaster
Paige Livingston ...
Penny Ballard
Dale Stevens ...
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An American tycoon goes to the Melbourne where he meets a married secretary.

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Release Date:

November 1991 (Australia)  »

Also Known As:

Atracção incontrolável  »

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Directorial debut for Frank Howson. See more »


Referenced in Frankly Speaking: A Conversation with Frank Howson (2012) See more »

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Surprising change for Savage fans
15 December 1998 | by (Lyndhurst, NJ) – See all my reviews

John Savage fans will be delightfully surprised by his performance in this movie as it is unlike anything he has ever done. His character, Michael Bergman, is a wealthy Australian with a penchant for the finer things in life and does whatever it takes to get what he wants, including the married secretary, Michelle, at his client's office. To insure his future with this woman, he woos her away from her unstable husband and "takes care of him". After he's got her where he wants her, he starts to ignore her and it's back to work making money and pursuing other women. She later opens her eyes to all his wrong doings, but then it's too late as she realizes he's using her like he uses everyone else to fulfill his needs. She's just another item in his collection and she gets her revenge in the climax which is really shocking. I think this one of Savage's best movies.

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