Two highly creative people -- one female
and hugely successful, the other male and unemployed -- tired of being used in
bad relationships, decide to adopt the worst “hard-ass” character-traits of
their respective sexes as a last ditch defence-mechanism, and to start living
those parts in public...
Then they meet.
“If all is
fair in love and war, you really have to work at fighting dirty... THE THING I
HATE THE MOST!”
“THE THING I HATE THE MOST” is a modern screw-ball
comedy in the tradition of “It Happened One Night” and “His Girl Friday”. The
story of two highly creative and vulnerable people -- Kick Kennedy, the owner
of an advertising firm, and David Park, a newly unemployed ideas man -- who
decide that the time has come to start playing hard-ball in their personal
relationships, by taking on the “hard-ass” personality traits each has always
despised in members of their own sex...
Then they meet!
disastrous, drunken night together, in which nothing other than mutual
irritation occurs, they are thrown together by both his need for employment and
her desperate search for someone with ideas quirky enough to please a crucial
Dismayed by a growing attraction, and emotionally
confused by a head-hunting female advertising competitor, Tanya Wellbridge, who
seduces David, they begin to fear that they are actually becoming the very
people they are pretending to be, and as a result, start to despise each other
so deeply that they end up in bed together again.
As their partnership starts to come apart at the seams and
a huge legal fight looms, only their loyal best friends and their own better
natures can stand between them, Tanya Wellbridge, and total ruin, as big
business and the war of the sexes interlock and spiral madly out of