Owning Mahowny

Synopsis: Dan Mahowny was a rising star at the Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce. At twenty-four he was assistant manager of a major branch in the heart of Toronto's financial district. To his colleagues he was a workaholic. To his customers, he was astute, decisive and helpful. To his friends, he was a quiet, but humorous man who enjoyed watching sports on television. To his girlfriend, he was shy but engaging. None of them knew the other side of Dan Mahowny--the side that executed the largest single-handed bank fraud in Canadian history, grossing over $10 million in eighteen months to feed his gambling obsession.
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Production: Sony Pictures Classics
  3 wins & 5 nominations.
 
IMDB:
7.1
Metacritic:
70
Rotten Tomatoes:
79%
R
Year:
2003
104 min
$726,886
Website
153 Views


- You know, some folks believe | everyone has a public life,

a private life | and a secret life.

What do you think about that?

- See, the thing is, I guess...

my secret life | is a bit less secret

than anyone else's right now.

- Hey, Mahowny,

you got a promotion, eh? | - Yup.

- So, when are you gonna | junk that heap?

- Why? It runs.

- Good morning.

- Hey, wild man.

You been hanging out | where the action is?

- I'm always where the action is.

- We still hanging | out this weekend?

- You bet. We're moving the stuff | into the apartment, right?

- We should celebrate | right after.

How about dinner | at Vivante's?

- Vivante's?

Are you sure we can get outta | there for under 30 bucks?

- No? | - No.

- You just got a raise.

- Hey, let's not get crazy.

All right? | Talk to you at lunch.

Good morning.

- Good morning. | - Miss Selkirk.

- Congratulations.

- Mr. Mahowny has just become

the branch's youngest | assistant manager.

- I see.

- He's been handling

Miss Selkirk's accounts and | trading interests for some time.

- Well,

perhaps we could... | get started, then.

- Are you telling me that | the bank would be happy

to lend the money to my father,

but has reservations | about lending it to me?

- We'd just be happier if Selkirk | International was involved

as security. | - I thought security was...

- The building itself, with | Miss Selkirk's bond holdings

making up the balance.

- In addition to which you have | my client's personal guarantee.

- Even so, with such | a large line of credit...

- Sir.

- I'm sorry you had to | go through that, Miss Selkirk.

- What was on that sheet?

- I thought he should know | how much we're making off you.

- Dan!

- You actually make banking fun.

- It's all about procedure.

Just have to know | your way around it.

- Well, I am very grateful.

One of these days, | I'm gonna take you out

and get you a decent suit. | Bye-bye.

- Bye.

- See ya. | - Bye.

- Are you sure he can handle | a loan of this size at his age?

- Oh absolutely.

He has an impeccable record

and excellent judgement.

- What are you doing here?

- We got a little concerned | when you didn't show.

We thought maybe you were sick | or something...

- This is not the race track. | - How much you got for us?

- I told you, I need a day or two.

- That was on Monday, Dan, | this is Friday.

- Look, guys, I'm having | a bad run, so what?

Just give me 5,000 more...

- Five thousand more?! | - Yes.

- Look after yourself or I'm | gonna have to do it for you.

- What are you saying?

- That we're gonna have to come up | with a payment plan

where you give me a certain | amount of money on a certain day

and until you're paid up, | you do not play!

- You can't do that.

- I can do it, I'm doing it now.

- I thought we had | a relationship here.

- We have a relationship.

And that is why | I'm shutting you down.

- For a few grand? | - It's 10,300.

- So what am I supposed to do?

- Go to the racetrack and watch?

- Do I make you do business | with me?

- Okay. Okay.

Give me an hour.

Yeah, give me an hour.

I'll see ya in the garage | in an hour.

- Couple of bozos | looking for a loan.

And Martin...

I don't see anyone | without an appointment.

Understand?

- Yeah.

- What the f*ck is this?

- A bank draft.

- This is made out to him.

- Hey, you want it | made out to you?

- No, but, uh...

- What do I do with this?

- You take it to your branch. | - My what?

- It is where I come from. | - That is not normal.

- I don't like my name on it. | - You will when you cash it.

What are tonight's lines?

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