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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

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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Pretty standard Lifetime fodder
18 September 1999 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Just caught the last hour or so of this -- pretty standard stuff. It took me a bit to recognize Blair Brown -- she sure has aged since her days (and nights) on "The Days And Nights Of Molly Dodd".

Is it just me or does Kristin Davis look like Heather Graham's long-lost brunette cousin (in a Laura Palmer - Maddy Ferguson kinda way)?


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