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A top Hollywood talent agent finds his cushy existence threatened when he discovers that his wife is cheating on him and that his journal has been swiped by a reporter out to bring him down.

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Nina Giamoro
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Dr. Primkin
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Jimmy Dooley (as Samuel Ball)
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Morty
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Sela
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Arlene Kreiner
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Phil Balow
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Ben Giamoro
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Barbi Ling
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David Lilly
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Alan Fineberg
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Brynn Lilly
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Lucky Reynolds
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Barbara Giamoro
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A top Hollywood talent agent finds his cushy existence threatened when he discovers that his wife is cheating on him and that his journal has been swiped by a reporter out to bring him down.

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Welcome to the deep end of a very shallow town. See more »

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Comedy | Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language, some sexual content and a scene of violence | See all certifications »
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8 June 2006 (Netherlands)  »

Also Known As:

Diario de un ejecutivo agresivo  »

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$308,054 (Mexico) (13 October 2006)

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$308,054 (Mexico) (13 October 2006)
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When Jack goes up and writes something on the board for Dr. Primkin at the end of the film, he underlines it. In the next shot it is not underlined. See more »

Quotes

Jack Giamoro: Goddamn press!
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References Basic Instinct (1992) See more »

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Our Lips Are Sealed
Written by Terrence Edward Hall / Jane Wiedlin
Performed by Fredo Viola
Courtesy of Aviola Studio
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Excellent film, great performances all around
9 November 2006 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

Honestly this film surprised me. After sitting through Surviving Christmas I didn't think I'd give Affleck another chance. But he pulls off an exceptional performance here, nailing every emotional scene as well as comedic. The rest of the cast was great as well, with only Rebecca Romin turning in a so so performance.

Definitely check this out if you're into movies like American Beauty, where comedy and drama mesh well and create something poignant. Also, if you feel that you're at a point in your life where you have no clue what you're doing, check this film out. It'll help. You'll feel better.

9/10.


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