When Will I Be Loved

Synopsis: Feeling undervalued by her boyfriend, a young woman begins to explore her sexuality with other people.
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Director(s): James Toback
Production: IFC Films
Rotten Tomatoes:
81 min

when someone applies for a job...

as an assistant, because it's a job

that can be any number of things.

What do you want from this job,

and what do you want from life?

Where are you in your life now?

Wow, that's a big question.

You'll need bribe money

for the local cops.

It's not a lot of money.

You know what I mean?

You got to check out

what's the best place. Bermuda...

It's a safe common thing because

they're out of our jurisdiction out there.

I read the book you just published.

- Horror of Horrors, yes.

- Very interesting.

- Prof. Rabs.

- Hey.

- Hey, how you doing?

- This your friend? How you doing?

- This is, I hope, my new assistant.

- How you doing?

- This is my guy I was telling you about.

- Yes.

Ready to do the damn thing.

Good. What I'm doing is these guys

are gonna come into my class.

- It's open season. Trying to mix races.

- You're going to work for this guy?

I'm going to try to.


Gas, gasoline prices are going up

like crazy. I got a guy...

bringing in... He owns

a gas station down in Brooklyn.

What we do is

mix a little water with the gasoline.

They're gonna come in thinking they're

gonna get a lecture prepared by me...

and instead I'm going to step back

and turn over the hour to you...

and just say to them,

"Experience this reality."

Hey, Carol!

Not enough

to mess up the actual cars...

but just enough to make it worthwhile,

you know what I mean?

No, you get a layover on... Listen.

You get a little layover on the money.

What are we, the consultants?

The fucking thing adds up. We go in.

We set up the guy.

Why is this funny to you?

It's remarkable how one book

and one course...

can serve to bring out

all kinds of people...

and connect and erase

artificial boundary lines.

- People are plagued by sexual-

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James Toback

James Toback (born November 23, 1944) is an American screenwriter and film director. He was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay in 1991 for Bugsy. He has directed films including The Pick-up Artist, Two Girls and a Guy and Black and White. On October 22, 2017, the Los Angeles Times reported that 38 women have accused Toback of sexual harassment or assault. Since the article was published, 357 additional women contacted Los Angeles Times and said that Toback had sexually harassed them. The accounts stretch over a 40-year period. Toback has denied all the allegations. more…

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Submitted on August 05, 2018


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