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Director:
Writers (WGA):
Michael Horowitz (teleplay)
Daniella Brodsky (novel)
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Release Date:
18 April 2010 (USA) See more »
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Falling In Love is a Full-Time Job.
Plot:
A freelance writer looking for romance sells a story to Cosmopolitan magazine about finding love in the workplace and goes undercover at a Finance Company. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
Awards:
1 nomination See more »
NewsDesk:
Hilary Duff: "Beauty & The Briefcase"
 (From SneakPeek. 15 March 2010, 8:11 AM, PDT)

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In brief, the film is darling! Its obvious that the good romcoms are on cable instead of the theaters See more (26 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order)

Hilary Duff ... Lane Daniels

Chris Carmack ... Liam

Michael McMillian ... Tom Reinhart

Amanda Walsh ... Joanne

Kevin Kirkpatrick ... John

Jennifer Coolidge ... Alicia

Matt Dallas ... Seth

James McDaniel ... Mr. Belmont

Jaime Pressly ... Kate White
Brandi Coleman ... French Model

Lyle Brocato ... Waiter

Alix Angelis ... Aspiring Assistant
Carol Sutton ... Recruiter

Courtney James Clark ... Margo (as Courtney J. Clark)

Tarik Naim Alherimi ... Rodrigo (as Tarik Alherimi)
Lacey Minchew ... Whitney

Patricia French ... Bored Fashion Editor

Billy Slaughter ... Accountant
Edrick Browne ... Junior Analyst Eddie

Dean J. West ... Accountant #2 (as Dean West)
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Perla Liberatori ... Lane Daniels
Alexander Asefa ... Office worker (uncredited)

Scheryl W Brown ... Bar Patron (uncredited)

Cedric Burton ... Stock Broker (uncredited)
Jonathan Butts ... Waiter #1 (uncredited)
Joshua Cardenez ... Buisnessman (uncredited)

Grant Case ... Office Executive (uncredited)
Felder Charbonnet ... Police Officer (uncredited)
Heather Chase ... Junior Assistant (uncredited)
Adrien Galo ... Model (uncredited)
Leslie Garrett ... Model (uncredited)
Jewel Grosch ... Kate's Assistant (uncredited)
Raymond Hebert ... Businessman (uncredited)

Jason Lumberjack Johnson ... Businessman (uncredited)

Wendy Clarice Jordan ... Bar Patron (uncredited)

Philip Lawrence ... Businessman (uncredited)
Cynthia Leigh ... Bartender (uncredited)
Evan Michael Magers ... Model (uncredited)

Jay Oliver ... Businessman (uncredited)

Toshiko Onizawa ... Business Woman (uncredited)
Kyle Register ... Homeless man (uncredited)
Chaz Smith ... Businessman (uncredited)
Logan Douglas Smith ... Businessman (uncredited)
Terry Lee Smith ... NYC Businessman (uncredited)

Han Soto ... Office Executive (uncredited)
Greg Will ... Businessman (uncredited)
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Directed by
Gil Junger 
 
Writing credits
(WGA)
Michael Horowitz (teleplay)

Daniella Brodsky (novel "Diary of a Working Girl")

Produced by
Rene Bastian .... co-producer
Madeline Bavli .... associate producer: second unit
Laurence Ducceschi .... co-producer
Hilary Duff .... producer
Iddo Lampton Enochs Jr. .... co-producer
Richard Fischoff .... producer
Alissa M. Kantrow .... co-producer
Ira Pincus .... executive producer
Jessica Rhoades .... executive producer (as Jessica Horowitz)
Robert M. Sertner .... executive producer
Frank von Zerneck .... executive producer
Kolie Wegner .... associate producer
 
Original Music by
Danny Lux 
 
Cinematography by
Greg Gardiner 
 
Film Editing by
Don Brochu 
 
Production Design by
James A. Gelarden 
 
Set Decoration by
Bradford Johnson 
 
Costume Design by
Dana Embree 
David C. Robinson 
 
Makeup Department
Stacey Herbert .... key makeup artist
Kent Richard .... additional hair
Remi Savva .... makeup artist
Sara Michael .... additional makeup artist (uncredited)
 
Production Management
Petra Hoebel .... unit production manager: New York
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Neil Daly .... first assistant director: New York
James Roque .... second assistant director
Ann C. Salzer .... first assistant director
Greg Staley .... second assistant director: New York
Salvatore E. Sutera .... second second assistant director: New York
 
Art Department
Mike Barnard .... location painter
Brian Garrett Brigham .... props
Jessica Fannon .... set decoration swing
Stanford Gilbert .... property master
Nicole LaBranche .... art department coordinator
Nicole LaBranche .... graphic artist
Paul Pitalo .... set dresser
John Sanchez .... on-set dresser
Darry Young .... set decoration buyer
 
Sound Department
Tim Chilton .... foley artist
Bob Costanza .... sound effects editor
Erich Gann .... sound effects editor
Tamara Johnson .... sound re-recording mixer
Brad Lokey .... boom operator
Blake Marymor .... sound recordist
Kevin Meier .... sound utility
Jonathan Parham .... sound mixer
David Torres .... foley mixer
Lisa Varetakis .... supervising sound editor
Aaron Zeller .... boom operator
 
Visual Effects by
Nicki Kreitzman .... digital compositor
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Tarik Naim Alherimi .... best boy electric
Grayson Austin .... Steadicam operator
Grayson Austin .... camera operator: "a" camera
Kenneth Coblentz .... dolly grip
Guy Fernandez .... additional electrician
Brad Garris .... rigging gaffer
Hilary Bronwyn Gayle .... still photographer
Richard T. Hoover .... "a" dolly grip
Daniel H. Jacobs .... electrician
Francis James .... additional camera operator
McKay Johnson .... second assistant camera: "a" camera
Richard Landry .... electrician
Kevin Luster .... grip
Scott Luttrell .... grip
Alan J. Mehlbrech .... steadicam operator: New York
Robert Morrison .... dolly grip: b camera
Charlie Nauman .... second assistant camera
Paul Olinde .... gaffer
Bily Salazar .... camera utility
Jacob Sauerbrey .... electrician
Steven Teagle .... still photographer
Remi Tournois .... camera operator: "b" camera
Robb W. Turner .... lighting technician
 
Casting Department
James Bearb .... casting
Mia Cusumano .... casting
Bridgette Glover .... casting
James Landry Hébert .... casting associate (as James Hébert)
Kyle Register .... extras casting assistant
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Heidi Howell .... key costumer
Jennifer Kamrath .... costume supervisor
Amy Lynch .... set costumer
Arefeh Mansouri .... costumes
Sommer Terry .... costumer: Hilary Duff
 
Music Department
Terri Fricon .... music clearance
Trygge Toven .... music supervisor
Avital Korin .... music editor (uncredited)
 
Transportation Department
Jeffrey Gowing .... transportation captain
John McLaughlin .... transportation coordinator
Aaron Pigg .... driver/generator operator
 
Other crew
Garrett Allain .... stand-in
Ariane Chatman .... payroll accountant
Christina Chow .... production assistant: new york
Marisa Creed .... accounting clerk
Theaudric Davis .... production assistant
Angel De La Vina .... production assistant
Alicia Dean .... assistant to director
Michael Dittmar .... location assistant
Charlie French .... locations
Moira Glace .... production assistant
Deuce Hedrick .... production secretary
Kevin Hill .... location scout production assistant: New York
Andrew Jordan .... production associate
Iran Kuykendall .... production assistant
Dave Labich .... intern: locations
Julie Lopinto .... second assistant accountant
Mike McGuirk .... production assistant
Albert Quaid .... location scout
Vanessa Lee Rodd .... location scout: New York
Valerie Ryan .... location assistant manager
Mark C. Stevens .... base camp production assistant
Katie Weiss .... stand-in
Scott Willmann .... production accountant
Debra Woods Kaufmann .... production coordinator
Nancy Mouton .... assistant to executive producers Robert M. Sertner and Frank von Zerneck (uncredited )
 

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Germany:83 min
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Goofs:
Boom mic visible: Right after Lane first meets Whitney, there's a boom mic visible at the top of the screen, but only for a second.See more »
Quotes:
Lane:Love just doesn't happen to girls like me; girls who build their hopes on an intricate web of day dreams. The truth is that everyone has issues and maybe building up a fake, perfect man in my mind was my biggest issue of all. I've been walking around with the ghost of my magic man. He's been haunting me, keeping me from a world of opportunities that were right in front of me...
Lane:There's no such thing as perfection. Love is for people who are realistic and smart enough to open up their heart and minds and to realize that a real relationship is the ultimate fantasy."
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3 out of 8 people found the following review useful.
In brief, the film is darling! Its obvious that the good romcoms are on cable instead of the theaters, 25 October 2011
Author: Amy Adler from Toledo, Ohio

Lane (Hilary Duff) is a freelance writer, interested in fashion and writing feature articles for magazines catering to younger adult women. If she could pitch a story to Cosmo, and get accepted, that would be heaven. Happily, her roommate is a rising fashion photographer and SHE gets Lane an interview with a top Cosmo exec (Jaime Pressley). At first, the talk goes badly and Lane almost gets dismissed. But, thinking quickly, the two ladies begin to hatch an idea that springs from just "girl talk". What if Lane, who is looking for a man to match her "check list", goes undercover at an investment firm? Men are plentiful there and Lane can see if any of these gentlemen fulfill her list and, then, capture his heart. So, it begins. Lane fibs her way into a great job, through a creative resume and interview. She will be working for investor Tom (Michael McMillan) as a personal assistant with business savvy. Although a few hitches occur on her first day, Lane makes it through, once with the help of another gorgeous businessman, Seth. But, celebrating at a bar later, she meets a handsome English musician, Liam (Chris Carmack) who hits all of the qualities of her list, except one minor item. Oh, no! To complete her article, she has to concentrate on romancing a white-collar gent! But, Liam is so hot, he's sure to be a distraction! What's a poor girl to do, with eligible men at every turn? This is a darling romcom, sure to please every eager fans, like me. It's fun, its romantic and its charming. Duff makes a great leading lady and she looks terrific while McMillan, Carmack, Pressley, and all of the others support her well. The costumes are, as one can imagine, dreamy while the setting in Manhattan is always appealing. Add on a lively, comic script and a smooth direction and what do you get? In brief, sheer heaven, fans!

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