Gyllenhaal was attracted to the provocative smarts of this flick’s script, intrigued by its dabbling in the issues of love, relationships and sex.
“I was a little scared of it as well,” she notes. Secretary also marks the first time Ms G was shoved into the spotlight proper, and boy does she shine. As an ex-mental hospital patient, she gets a job working as a secretary – which involves being tied up in a lot of interesting positions.
Family Ties? Thankfully, none of Maggie’s family members were involved in the making of this motion picture.