Satire of a satyr. Playing a Jay Sebring-like hairdresser/boy toy to the Beverly Hills elite, Beatty mercilessly lampoons his own offscreen image in a bumptious comedy of manners that turns persuasively sombre at the end. The events take place on Election Day, 1968, a date clearly chosen
to signify the end of an era. Beatty is fooling around with Grant, an attractive married woman. Their coupling is interrupted by a phone call from Hawn, who represents the closest thing to a serious relationship Beatty can manage; he rushes over to her home and ends up spending the rest of the
night with her. Later Beatty talks to a bank loan officer, hoping to get money to open hi...