What Happens When Women Explore 1980s Manhattan?

After the films of Whit Stillman and a little slice of Sussudio mayhem, I'm a sucker for films that dip into 1980s Manhattan. There's this harsh yet ethereal quality to the projects; they're removed from the largest thrush of '80s cheese, yet somehow balance the remaining media with this pensive and other-worldly lifestyle. But what happens when a woman decides to enter the world?

The Hollywood Reporter posts that Julie Anne Quay, "a fashion-world figure and former executive editor at V magazine," has grabbed the rights to Lee Tulloch's satire Fabulous Nobodies, for Braveheart producer Elisabeth Robinson to adapt. The book focuses on a shallow and superficial Manhattanite named Reality Nirvana who works as a "Doorwhore" (picking who gets into a trendy club), "allowing in the flashily dressed but turning away more classically elegant types like Jackie Onassis."

Sigh. There's certainly promise for the project, especially if it lives
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