R | | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A young woman, recently released from a mental hospital, gets a job as a secretary to a demanding lawyer, where their employer-employee relationship turns into a sexual, sadomasochistic one.
Two posters were made for this film, one showing leads James Spader and Maggie Gyllenhaal and the other showing a model from behind bending over. Gyllenhaal admitted that the model was not her but it was someone who was dating her ex-boyfriend.
I got out of the institution on the day of my sister's wedding. I had started to get used to the place. Breakfast at 8:00, classes at 2:00. Therapy at 4:00, and asleep by 10:00.
Dr. Twardon: You can call me any time, Lee. I will always try to be of help to you.
After Mr Grey sees Lee preparing to self harm and she starts to tidy her desk the strands of hair falling in Lee's face change. First two then only one (when she holds the pencils) then two again.
The legal disclaimer has typing errors:
$182,306 (USA) (22 September 2002)