Wild Orchid

Synopsis: Emily, a raw recruit to a law firm is sent to Brazil with Claudia to help finalise a real estate deal. Emily is innocent and vulnerable, and when she's left in Rio with Wheeler, a milionaire with an unusual outlook on life, Emily is shocked and intrigued by the sex antics to which she is exposed.
Genre: Drama, Romance
Director(s): Zalman King
Production: MGM Home Entertainment
  2 nominations.
 
IMDB:
4.5
Rotten Tomatoes:
7%
R
Year:
1989
105 min
214 Views


How many other firms are you|interviewing with in New York?

Six, including yours.

So I take it you're not opposed|to relocating here?

That's what I plan to do.

I've never been here before,|but I like it already.

Your first visit?

I've never really been|out of the Midwest.

After graduating from law school|and passing the bar...

I worked at a small firm|in Chicago for eighteen months.

But you already know that.

With all these languages?|Spanish, French, Italian?

Portuguese|and rudimentary Chinese.

I've been too busy|preparing to travel...

to actually go anywhere.

Now here I am.

Tell me, why did you|choose international law...

rather than criminal law,|for example?

I've always been fascinated...

by other cultures,|their customs, rituals.

I believe|it's even more satisfying...

more exciting,|to be able to negotiate...

differences into consensus|when dealing with...

people of vastly different|cultural points of view.

Ms. Reed, if you're chosen|for this position...

what would you say if|you were expected to leave...

for Rio de Janeiro|in the morning?

Elliot,|don't be such a tight ass.

I'm not talking|brain surgery here...

I'm not talking|starving people in Africa.

I'm talking a few million|dollars, one way or the other.

Your bank has you|by the balls, sweetheart.

You personally signed the loan.

You're next interest payment|is due in four days.

You've depleted|your other assets.

You have nothing left|to liquidate.

How do I know?

Honey, that is|privileged information.

Let's just say|that a mutual friend of ours...

talks in his sleep.|One second.

Claudia Liones.

Emily Reed.

Do sit down.

Have you had your breakfast?

Shirley, give her|a corned beef sandwich.

You better eat it now.

You're not going to get|anything like this in Rio.

Elliot, I know all about|the subcontractor fucking up.

It's a good thing I'm coming|down there to bail you out.

I'll see you at the construction|site on Monday. Bye.

Welcome.

Thank you.

So, it's all there.

Everything you need to know|about the deal.

We're bailing out|an under-capitalized...

dying company...

a resort hotel complex that's|about to go into construction.

I'm coming in with a consortium|of Chinese investors...

and hopefully,|we'll be in and out...

before the word hits the street.

I think we should go.

I hope you brought|some summer clothes.

It's hot as hell|where we're going.

You sweat a lot, run a lot.

You may not even sleep|until the whole thing's over.

It all happened so fast.

I didn't have time|to go shopping.

If I'd had gotten your job...

I would have been in Bendel's|before the ink was dry.

You're going to make|a lot of money, honey.

You might as well learn|how to enjoy it.

It's all play money anyway.|Do you like what you see?

Beautiful.

Great.

So, what's happening, boys?|Talk to me!

- What's the word on the street?|- Nothing yet.

Good.

Emily, our new whiz-kid lawyer.

Meet Juan, Roberto...|V.P. S from the local office.

Stop!

This is Flavio...|my soothsayer, my main man.

A man for all seasons,|all reasons.

Anything you need done,|anything you need to know...

this is the dude.

Well, welcome|to the war room, sweetheart.

Not bad for a rich little|poor girl from the boondocks.

So where are|the secretaries, Roberto?

They'll be here tomorrow.

I told you I want them|on call 24 hours a day.

When I close, I put|the whole world on my schedule.

Sorry, Claudia.|It's not set up yet.

Not set up yet?

Do you have any idea|what is at stake here?

We'll just have to start|bright and early...

in the morning, won't we?

Golf course, tennis courts.

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