Who Would You Sell Out to Trade Up?
|Ted (Michael Keaton), top salesman at the Bindview sales company, is forced to show new hire and midwest transplant, Jamie (Brendan Fraser), the ropes. Jamie's enthusiasm isn't squashed by Ted's cynical and angry personality, but after he fails to make sale after sale, Jamie quickly becomes disillusioned with the big city. When Jamie introduces Ted to his beautiful fiance, Belisa (Amber Valletta), the hard-bitten salesman falls hard, and when they begin an illicit affair, the real Ted emerges; losing the bitter edge that made him a great salesman. Jamie continues to fail at the sales game and Ted's guilt over the affair prompts him to feed Jamie his own sales leads to try and keep him afloat. Even as Bindview begins to lose profitability, Ted becomes increasingly focused on Belisa and his sales start to suffer. It is only when the company falls victim to a hostile takeover, that the ingenious con is revealed.|
"...Michael Keaton and Brendan Fraser turn in a pair of sturdy performances... Michael Rechtshaffen, The Hollywood Reporter
Editor's NoteBrendan Fraser, Michael Keaton, and Amber Valetta star in this drama about a bitter salesman (Keaton) who finds his polar opposite in his bright young business partner (Brendan Fraser). But after meeting the love object of his young partner, the cynical older man starts craving her for himself.
Cast & Crew
|Frank Zito - Art Director|
|Garreth Stover - Production Designer|
|Marc Schaberg - Executive Producer|
|Michael Caleo - Director|
|Michael Caleo - Writer|
|Randy Edelman - Original Music By|
|Robert Shapiro - Producer|
|Tim Suhrstedt - Cinematographer|