Circle of Power (1984)

Genres - Drama  |   Sub-Genres - Psychological Drama  |   Run Time - 103 min.  |   Countries - United States   |   MPAA Rating - R
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Also known as Mystique, Brainwash and The Naked Weekend, Circle of Power is not recommended viewing for any aspiring executive about to undergo leadership classes. Yvette Mimieux plays the head of an organization called Executive Development Training, or EDT for short. Her grueling technique requires that both the male trainees and their wives participate. Few of the participants seem psychologally suited for the EST-like excesses of EDT: one man is a closeted homosexual, another an alcoholic, a third a transvestite. Nor is Yvette about to cater to the more sensitive of her charges: at one point, an obese trainee is forced to eat garbage. It's hard to tell if we're supposed to take all this seriously or not.



business, capitalism, employer/employee, executive, life-changes, power, wealth