Character: Duke's Long-Suffering Wife
Directed by: Curtiss Clayton
Written by: Daniel Handler
Cast Members: Bill Pullman, Aaron Stanford, Agnes Bruckner, Sandra Oh, Dylan Baker
Released date: April 29, 2004
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Duration: 1 hour 40 minutes
"Rigoletto" retold at Christmas time in Manhattan's corporate world. Rick, an executive at Image, is a jerk to a woman applying for a job. That evening, he's out for drinks with his much younger boss, Duke, and the same women is their waitress. Rick's continued rudeness leads to her getting fired. She puts a curse on him. A potential rift with Duke quickly surfaces. Rick is approached by the hail-fellow Buck, who runs his own company, offering to rid Rick of Duke. At dinner later that night, Rick and Duke's paths cross again. This time Rick is with his stunning and beloved daughter, Eve, a student who has a secret relationship with Duke. All paths lead to the office holiday party.
→ Envy, lust, murder…business as usual.