R | | Comedy, Drama, Romance
When a secretary's idea is stolen by her boss, she seizes an opportunity to steal it back by pretending she has her boss' job.
Sally Kirkland was just nominated for her only Academy Award Nomination (Anna (1987), Best Actress in a Leading Role) when she got a hold of the script for Working Girl. She was deemed too old for the role of Tess so she was denied an audition. Even off her new "celebrity ... ...
Cyn! Guess where I am...
Cyn: She got out! Oh my god! I can't believe it, she's out - she made it out! She got out! She has her own office!
It was made clear that Katherine and Jack had a long-term relationship before Tess came on the scene, and yet Jack failed to recognize Katherine's office when he went to visit Tess when she was putting on her act as a broker. Katherine has only just moved to New York from Boston. This is evidenced by what the recruiter says to Tess: 'transferring down from Boston, name of Parker', as well as the fact that Katherine does not yet have a place to live (she tells Tess on the phone from the hospital that she's staying at her parents' house and her voice on the Dictaphone makes reference to her looking for a place of her own), and says to Tess of her and Jack: 'We're living in the same city now' which implies this is a new development. It is therefore perfectly possible that, while Jack knows where Katherine works and knows that it is at the same place as Tess (and assumes that Katherine is Tess's colleague), he has never seen her office.