A good example of how a deal gets made and a picture doesn't, NOTHING PERSONAL is a Canadian tax-shelter movie manufactured to take advantage of the concessions north of the border, with several Canadians (Donald Sutherland, Saul Rubinek, Eugene Levy, and Catherine O'Hara) among the
featured players. The film's executive producers included Alan Hamel and Jay Bernstein, husband and manager, respectively, of star Suzanne Somers. Sutherland plays a professor who objects to the killing of baby seals. Somers, a Harvard-educated attorney, tries to aid him in stopping the slaughter.
The story is tedious, witless, and implausible, with nonexistent direction and scythe-wiel...