Cinematic Breakfast: The Apartment
A man tries to rise in his company by letting its executives use his apartment for trysts, but complications and a romance of his own ensue
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C.C. Baxter (Jack Lemmon), a junior insurance executive, moves up the corporate ladder by lending out his nearby apartment for the assignations of his superiors. Complications arise when Baxter falls for elevator girl Fran Kubelik (Shirley MacLaine), who is also the girlfriend to big boss J.D. Sheldrake (Bill MacMurray). When Sheldrake wants to use the apartment too, Baxter has a chance to accelerate his career, but his feelings for Fran start to make him question the whole arrangement.
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