History Film / Secretary

12th Mar '17 6:10:41 PM Mdumas43073
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** It's also much of a more common relationship type than that shown in ''Film/FiftyShadesOfGrey'', and the movie is [[ApprovalOfGod far more well liked by the BDSM community because of it.]]

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** It's also much of a more common relationship type than that shown in in, for instance, ''Film/FiftyShadesOfGrey'', and the this movie is [[ApprovalOfGod far more well liked well-liked by the BDSM community because of it.]]
12th Mar '17 6:09:57 PM Mdumas43073
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** It's also much of a more common relationship type than that shown in ''50 Shades of Grey", and the movie is [[ApprovalOfGod far more well liked by the BDSM community because of it.]]

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** It's also much of a more common relationship type than that shown in ''50 Shades of Grey", ''Film/FiftyShadesOfGrey'', and the movie is [[ApprovalOfGod far more well liked by the BDSM community because of it.]]
12th Mar '17 6:08:34 PM Mdumas43073
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A 2002 comedy-drama film written and directed by Steven Shainberg, adapted from a short story by Mary Gaitskill, ''Secretary'' is either a [[LoveItOrHateIt well-loved examination of an unusual romance, or a stunningly bad portrayal of an unusual romance.]] Or [[TakeAThirdOption just downright disturbing.]]

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A 2002 comedy-drama film written and directed by Steven Shainberg, adapted from a short story by Mary Gaitskill, ''Secretary'' is either a [[LoveItOrHateIt well-loved examination of an unusual romance, or a stunningly bad portrayal of an unusual romance.]] Or [[TakeAThirdOption just downright disturbing.]]
12th Mar '17 6:08:14 PM Mdumas43073
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A 2002 comedy-drama film written and directed by Steven Shainberg, ''Secretary'' is either a [[LoveItOrHateIt well-loved examination of an unusual romance, or a stunningly bad portrayal of an unusual romance.]] Or [[TakeAThirdOption just downright disturbing.]]

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A 2002 comedy-drama film written and directed by Steven Shainberg, adapted from a short story by Mary Gaitskill, ''Secretary'' is either a [[LoveItOrHateIt well-loved examination of an unusual romance, or a stunningly bad portrayal of an unusual romance.]] Or [[TakeAThirdOption just downright disturbing.]]
12th Mar '17 6:07:15 PM Mdumas43073
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* AdaptationExpansion: The original story is only 15 pages, and the protagonist is not named.

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* AdaptationExpansion: The original story is only 15 pages, pages long, and the protagonist is not named.
12th Mar '17 6:06:48 PM Mdumas43073
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* AnguishedDeclarationOfLove: [[spoiler:Lee]] near the end of the film.

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* AnguishedDeclarationOfLove: [[spoiler:Lee]] [[spoiler:Given by Lee]] near the end of the film.
12th Mar '17 6:01:50 PM Mdumas43073
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It is a story about Lee, an emotionally unstable woman (Creator/MaggieGyllenhaal) who starts the film after being released from a psychiatric hospital, where she was put after an incident of self-harm went too far. She finds a job as a typist under E. Edward Grey, a demanding lawyer (Creator/JamesSpader). After some time, the two develop a sadomasochistic relationship, and are forced to deal with the personal and professional consequences.

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It is a story about Lee, Lee (Creator/MaggieGyllenhaal), an emotionally unstable woman (Creator/MaggieGyllenhaal) who starts the film after being having been released from a psychiatric hospital, where she was put after an incident of self-harm went too far. She finds a job as a typist under E. Edward Grey, Grey (Creator/JamesSpader), a demanding lawyer (Creator/JamesSpader).lawyer. After some time, the two develop a sadomasochistic relationship, and are forced to deal with the personal and professional consequences.
9th Mar '17 12:47:44 PM Mdumas43073
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''Secretary'' is either a [[LoveItOrHateIt well-loved examination of an unusual romance, or a stunningly bad portrayal of an unusual romance.]] Or [[TakeAThirdOption just downright disturbing.]]

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A 2002 comedy-drama film written and directed by Steven Shainberg, ''Secretary'' is either a [[LoveItOrHateIt well-loved examination of an unusual romance, or a stunningly bad portrayal of an unusual romance.]] Or [[TakeAThirdOption just downright disturbing.]]



Based on a [[AdaptationExpansion short story]] by Mary Gaitskill, who is known for stories centered on emotionally damaged women and deviant sexuality, and directed by Steven Shainberg. Also notable for some unusual choices in direction, particularly with regards to soundtrack; the development of the relationship between the main characters is marked by the length and quality of the silence between them.

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Based on a [[AdaptationExpansion short story]] by Mary Gaitskill, who is known for stories centered on emotionally damaged women and deviant sexuality, and directed by Steven Shainberg.sexuality. Also notable for some unusual choices in direction, particularly with regards to soundtrack; the development of the relationship between the main characters is marked by the length and quality of the silence between them.
9th Jan '17 9:31:26 PM lorgskyegon
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** It's also much of a more common relationship type than that shown in ''50 Shades of Grey", and the movie is [[ApprovalOfGod far more well liked by the BDSM community because of it.]]
4th Sep '16 4:36:11 AM Morgaus
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* {{Sugar and Ice Personality}}: Edward's true nature.



%%* SuperOCD: Edward has a pretty severe case of it.

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%%* * SuperOCD: Edward has a pretty severe case of it. it, given his demanding attitude towards Lee.
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