Annabelle Gurwitch's first-person take on getting the axe.





Credited cast:
Stephen Adly Guirgis ... Self
Tim Allen ... Self
Andy Borowitz ... Self
W. Bruce Cameron ... Self
David Cross ... Self
Andy Dick ... Self
Tate Donovan ... Self
Illeana Douglas ... Self
Jeff Garlin ... Self
Judy Gold ... Self
Annabelle Gurwitch ... Self
Jeff Kahn ... Self
Richard Kind ... Self
Anne Meara ... Self
Bob Odenkirk ... Self


When actress Annabelle Gurwitch was fired from a play by Woody Allen, she wondered how she would cope with being downsized by a cultural icon. Turning to friends in show business, she was assured she was not alone. Everyone she knew, from her rabbi to her gynecologist, had their own account of getting the boot. Featuring interviews with comedians, economists and regular working folks, and drawing on her hugely popular book, Fired! is a humorous look at downsizing in America. Written by Anonymous

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Getting Fired By Woody Allen Was Just The Beginning



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Not a movie
29 May 2007 | by gzamikesSee all my reviews

This can declare it's a movie as much as it wants to and that doesn't change anything. This is nothing more than a special to air between movies on the Sundance channel. If that's true, it's more than an hour too long.

As for what this is about: The lead gets fired from a Woody Allen play and needs the support of her friends support to move on. That's understandable but it's also a great setup for a bad sitcom. However, those friends are minor celebrities which might be somewhat interesting but it just ends up being annoying. All of the friends (as well as the lead) are trying to play the "pay attention to me" game. To make matters even worse, they're just complaining about their first jobs in such a way that you might think they don't know a lower class exists.

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2 February 2007 (USA) See more »

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Lansing, Michigan, USA


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