After the Ball

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Kate's dream is to design for couturier houses. Although she is a bright new talent, Kate can't get a job. No one trusts the daughter of Lee Kassell, a retail guru who markets clothes "inspired" by the very designers Kate wants to work for. Who wants a spy among the sequins and stilettos? Reluctantly, Kate joins the family business where she must navigate around her duplicitous stepmother and two wicked stepsisters. With the help of a prince of a guy in the shoe department, her godmother's vintage clothes, and a shocking switch of identities, can Kate expose the evil trio and save her father's company? (C) Official Site

Cast

Chris Noth
as Lee Kassell
Carlo Rota
as Richard
Michael Mancini
as Receptionist
Lola Tash
as Polly
Deena Azziz
as Prawda Executive
Ron Sakamoto
as Henry Kwok
Jade Hassouné
as Sales Associate
Raphael Grosz-Harvey
as Male Customer
Lucien Bergeron
as Urinal Man
Jeehy Jung
as Kate's Model
Chris Wilding
as Designer Who Imitates Kate
Moe Jeudy-Lamour
as Security Guard
Moe Jeudy
as Lamour-Security Guard
Mark Aylward
as Journalist
Katherine Cleland
as Fashion Designer
Christina Kelly
as Journalist
Matt Langton
as Security Guard #2
Sasha Lipskaia
as Russian Model
Nathaly Thibault
as Frost Lady
Thibault Pira VanOvereem
as Runway Spectator
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  • [A] movie that curiously attempts to humanize an aloof industry by associating it with a 17th-century fairy tale.

    May 8, 2015 | Full Review…
  • Portia Doubleday stars in a frothy teen comedy as unobjectionable as it is unmemorable.

    Apr 24, 2015 | Full Review…

    Andrew Barker

    Variety
    Top Critic
  • If Shakespeare had a go at "Cinderella," and the result was later adapted for a 21st-century romantic comedy, it might look something like "After the Ball."

    Apr 23, 2015 | Rating: 3/4 | Full Review…
  • Certainly, the production values echo those of high-end made-for-TV fare, but the cast and amusing script more than make up for what the movie lacks in gloss.

    Feb 27, 2015 | Rating: 3/4 | Full Review…
  • It's pretty much a one-joke effort that wants to be The Devil Wears Prada but plays more like a middling episode of a TV sitcom.

    Feb 26, 2015 | Rating: 2/4 | Full Review…
  • Ultimately, if you want to choke on a narrative that is rife with clichés and devoid of any real moral message then stick After The Ball on, if not, there are surely more productive things you can do... Such as watching paint dry.

    Jan 27, 2016 | Rating: 1/10 | Full Review…

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