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The Ultimate Lie (1996)

TV Movie  -   -  Drama  -  18 March 1996 (USA)
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A spoiled young rich girl rebels against her parents by becoming a call girl. However, one night she arrives at a hotel for a "rendezvous" with a client and discovers to her horror that the client is none other than her father.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Claire McGrath
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Malcolm McGrath
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Ben McGrath
Jane Marla Robbins
Jon Pennell ...
Chuck (as John Pennell)
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Eileen
Virginya Keehne
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Joan 'Joanie' McGrath
Jean Shum ...
Amy Chen
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The Old Professor
David Cromwell ...
Chancellor Peterson
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The Businessman
Donald Craig ...
Chancellor Krell
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Claire (Kristin Davis) is the daughter of Malcolm McGrath, dean of a prestigious law school who is heavily favored for being given a chancellor position over a number of law academies. Claire is bored and restless as a daughter of luxury and wealth. Unknown to her parents, she begins working as a prostitute for a call girl service catering to wealthy clientèle. One of the premier VIP clients who uses this call girl service is a mysterious man named Harold Beck. Several girls working for the service have slept with Beck and were as pleased with him as he was with them. But one fateful night, Claire is selected to spend a night with Beck at his hotel room, and finds that Harold Beck and her father, Malcolm McGrath, are in fact one and the same man... a revelation that will change the lives of the whole McGrath family forever. Written by looker1010az

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Malcolm McGrath: I have just one question for you. Why?
Claire: You first, Daddy. Why?
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My brief review of the film
8 July 2005 | by (Perth, Australia) – See all my reviews

A made-for-television feature with quite an interesting premise, the content is however not enough to last for feature length. It is additionally burdened by cliché-reliant directing and maudlin use of music, which make the film both look and sound like the run-of-the-mill telepic that in fact it is. The shots often feel too close up too, and although it raises some thought-provoking ideas, they are dealt with in a hackneyed, tiresome manner. Still, if nothing else, it is worth seeing what Michael Murphy does with his role. He is quite a good actor and capable of a very human performance - it is a shame that in his later years he has been reduced to supporting roles in such mediocre stuff as this. It is not a bad film per se, but "mediocre" sure is an apt term.


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