Tess McGill is a frustrated secretary, struggling to forge ahead in the world of big business in New York. She gets her chance when her boss breaks her leg on a skiing holiday. McGill takes advantage of her absence to push ahead with her career. She teams up with investment broker Jack Trainer to work on a big deal. The situation is complicated after the return of her boss.Written by
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Melanie Griffith (in real life) was struggling with her drug addiction during the making of "Working Girl" in 1988, which was directed by Mike Nichols. This director's next movie in 1990, would be about an actress (Meryl Streep) who is struggling with a drug addiction as well. Carly Simon who performed the soundtrack of both these movies has had a troubled history with drug addiction also. And so had director Mike Nichols. See more »
In the closing scene, as Tess is on the phone in her office in the morning, the shadows are falling eastward on the southern facade of the One Chase Manhattan Plaza, which means that it is sunset time. See more »
Maybe now would be a good time to go over what you expect of me.
I expect you to call me Tess. I don't expect you to fetch me coffee unless you're getting some for yourself. And the rest we'll just make up as we go along.
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