Rich, arrogant Jessie Montgomery (Ally Sheedy) thinks she’s above it all — until she’s arrested and her dad gives her the boot. Homeless, hungry and broke, Jessie meets her fairy godmother, who promises to make things right — by landing Jessie a job as a maid. In a role reversal, Jessie goes to work for a wealthy, selfish couple, learning firsthand that respect and honor are earned, not bought.
Amy Holden Jones a American screenwriter and film director. She began her career editing low budget films, then began directing and writing. Her genres range from fun summer movies to kids movies to romance to horror.
Jones grew up in Florida and lived in Buffalo, NY during her high school years. She attended Wellesley College in Wellesley, Massachusetts, majoring in art history, so she could also take film studies courses at nearby MIT in Cambridge, MA.
After she won first place at the American Film Institute National Student Festival for her short film A Weekend Home (1975), Martin Scorsese, one of the judges, liked her work and offered her a job as his assistant as he directed Taxi Driver. It was there that she met her future boss, Roger Corman. Seven years later, on the set of Slumber Party Massacre, she would meet her future husband, cinematographer Michael Chapman.
Jones has stated that there are times when actors will have scenes rewritten in order to make… read more