Cinema: Doing The Ultimate Deal CADILLAC MAN

Directed by Roger Donaldson; Screenplay by Ken Friedman

CADILLAC MAN Directed by Roger Donaldson; Screenplay by Ken Friedman

You have met guys like Joey O'Brien (Robin Williams) before, most recently in Tin Men. He is the scuzzball salesman of every consumer's nightmares. For him, selling is more than a job and less than an honorable passion; it is not unlike date rape, against which neither resistance nor entreaty is an effective countermeasure. In Cadillac Man, he is discovered pulling up to a stalled funeral procession, to see if he can unload a replacement hearse on the desperate undertaker. While he's at it, he takes a shot at selling the...

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