What is the point of Glengarry Glen Ross?

Glengarry Glen Ross is about a team of sales reps at the fictional real estate firm Mitch and Murray who are pitted against each other in a contest to sell the most plots of land. The winner receives a new Cadillac, second place gets a set of steak knives and third place gets fired.

What is the meaning of the title Glengarry Glen Ross?

The title of the film comes from the names of two of the real estate developments being peddled by the salesmen characters: Glengarry Highlands and Glen Ross Farms. The film was critically acclaimed and is widely considered one of the best films of 1992.

Why is Roma mad at Williamson?

Williamson is a petty tyrant who enjoys his position of superiority over his salesmen. Roma’s sales effectively place him outside Williamson’s control, and Roma eventually threatens to get Williamson fired.

Where did the name Glengarry Glen Ross come from?

The title comes from two real estate developments mentioned in the play. Glengarry Highlands is the prime real estate everyone is attempting to sell now; Glen Ross Farms is mentioned by several characters as having been very lucrative for those selling it several years ago.

What is the movie Glengarry Glen Ross about?

When an office full of New York City real estate salesmen is given the news that all but the top two will be fired at the end of the week, the atmosphere begins to heat up. Shelley Levene (Jack Lemmon), who has a sick daughter, does everything in his power to get better leads from his boss, John Williamson (Kevin Spacey), but to no avail. When his coworker Dave Moss (Ed Harris) comes up with a plan to steal the leads, things get complicated for the tough-talking salesmen.

Was Glengarry Glen Ross a good movie?

the most effective big-screen translation of a Mamet stage play. The overall film, writing and acting are so darn good that I watched it and then immediately started it over again. For anyone who loves sharp dialogue, compelling characters, and a stinging social rebuke, Glengarry Glen Ross is not to be missed.


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