Dudley Moore (Emory Leeson), Daryl Hannah
(Kathy Burgess), Paul Reiser (Stephen Backman), J.T. Walsh (Drucker), Mercedes Ruehl (Dr. Baylor), David Paymer (George)
An advertising executive runs a campaign where
his ads tell the truth about the product and is subsequently sent to a mental institution. However, when the adverts are published in error, they receive huge popularity due to
The first half of the movie is a brilliant
satire on commercialism with some hilarious moments, but it completely loses itself in the second half, becoming a half-arsed love story and the satirical roots of the story
completely fall apart.
It's a shame, because there was some genuine
potential throughout the first act.