I Like It Like That (1994)

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Alternative titles

  • Blackout Working
  • Life is Trouble Alternative

Synopsis

Tells the story of a young mother of three who lives in the toughest area of the Bronx. She is obliged to go out to work when her husband is jailed after a bungled attempt at looting. After a series of mishaps, she lands a job as the assistant to a high-powered record industry executive, which changes her life immeasurably.

Lisette lives in a small apartment in the Bronx with her good-for-nothing husband, Chino, and her 3 delinquent children. When Chino goes to prison Lisette finds a job with a record executive as his assistant. Against all odds Lisette manages to achieve success.

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