- 1 hr 50 min
The 1992 comedy Mistress is about a very successful actor named Marvin who has been trying to get back into the game of making movies in the Hollywood industry but has fallen into a bit of a funk and is not able to come up with any new script ideas. Marvin was sitting at home one night and he got a phone call from a former producer at Universal about a past script he had written. The producer believes he can help Marvin get his script the necessary funding to get the movie moving. Marvin and the producer, Jack, sit down for a meal the next day and begin to speak about the plans to develop the film. Marvin is surprised to find these three project backers to be both fun and entertaining. The backers want Marvin to turn his script in a different direction. However, Marvin wants to stick with his dream. Eventually, Marvin does fall victim to the Hollywood lifestyle and abandons his dream in order to make as much money for the film as possible while enjoying his life.