What Pretty Woman Says About Money

Sign up for Skillshare: skl.sh/thetake58 | What was Pretty Woman really saying about money? Was it a capitalist cautionary tale - or a capitalist fairy tale? Almost 20 years later, the 1990 classic (starring Richard Gere and Julia Roberts) is still telling us a lot about our desire for love, wealth, or both love and wealth. If you like this video, subscribe to our channel or support us on Patreon: www.patreon.com/thetake
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    • please do one about comparing the versions of Pride and Prejudice

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  • I disagree with the idea that rich man is the equivalent of a pretty girl. Even just look at the sentence. Man (adult) vs girl (infantilized woman in this case). A pretty girl is seen as selling yourself, vying for buyers. She doesn't have the power in this case. A rich man, especially a charming one, is seen as shopping. His money can open any doors for him. He does have power.

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  • "“It would be an excellent match, for he was rich, and she was handsome. . . . she [Mrs. Jennings] was always anxious to get a good husband for every pretty girl.” (Sense and Sensibility) "But there certainly are not so many men of large fortune in the world as there are pretty women to deserve them.” (Mansfield Park) Jane Austen telling it like it is since 1810

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  • The beginning mentions the parallels between prostitution and capitalism, then later mentions how My Fair Lady was based on "Pygmalion" by Bernard Shaw. Bernard Shaw's plays were famous for often drawing explicit parallels between prostitution and capitalism (esp Mrs Warren's Profession). Also in "Pygmalion," Eliza leaves Higgins for good when she realized how he used her, but in the remake she goes crawling back to him. And it's funny how THAT version is the one that stayed in our popular consciousness.

    Hey, You!Hey, You!9 gün önce
  • sorta like making youtube videos and begging for subs

    Alek SAlek S12 gün önce
  • I dislike the movie because of the power dynamic and how omg he's the reason for how much better she is now. It's very onisiony

    Esra MohammedEsra Mohammed13 gün önce
  • Money can buy you the needs, that what makes you happy But when the needs is a person is a different story.

    What are you looking atWhat are you looking at15 gün önce
  • Like Fight Club everyone grabbed onto the wrong ideas in Wall Street. Gecko was supposed to be the bad guy not the hero.

    wwaxworkwwaxwork15 gün önce
  • Thank you, girls, because this kind of videos are really good to analyze the media we consumed in a little more practical way. I just read the book Crazy Rich Asians, and I couldn't stop to think in this video, and the 50 shades of grey. It's true, It is the perfect capitalist fairy tale.

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  • Can you guys do a piece on Buffy, Tula (My Big Fat Greek Wedding) and Fran Fine (The Nanny)?

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  • All the film taught me is that if you wanna be successful, be physically attractive. Imagine if Viv was a right dog...no one would care about her, he certainly wouldn't have picked her up, and she'd probably be dead of a drug overdose or some weirdo killing her by now. So if you're born with shit genes, you're gonna have it tougher in this life no question about it. Doesn't mean you can't be successful but you'll have to work harder UNLESS you were lucky to be born into money in which case thank God you were cuz you ain't the prettiest thing in the world lol.

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  • "corporations are people, my friend."

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  • It would have been interesting to see the "3000" version

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  • "If you live for money alone, there will never be enough of it." Wow.

    catbearacatbeara22 gün önce
  • My mom used to watch this movie all the time when I was a kid. I really appreciate this adult look at it. I do have a comment, though: 12:30 Someone hasn't seen Overboard for a long minute. This movie has NOT aged well. The story is full of awfully sexist double standards (the female character gets excessively punished for being a stuck up bitch; the male character never gets punished for his malicious schemes), and the "irresistible rom-com" element is rapey by today's standards.

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    • I've just found pretty much the same rant in one of your older videos: Rom Cons: Problematic Movie Romance Lessons (2017). Did the editors change or something?

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  • AS A poor person I rather be rich & miserable then poor & wondering when’s my next meal.

    HumpMeFuckMe DaddyBetterMakeChokeHumpMeFuckMe DaddyBetterMakeChoke22 gün önce
    • Beethoven’s Fidelio Ha, good point actually.

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    • @Beethoven’s Fidelio true that

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    • 22PoeticImpact At least rich people can afford therapy.

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    • Alien Princess Well I lived both and it’s very relative and searching freely for your next meal isn’t that damn bad compared to a life of f*kin misery. Think outside the box.

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  • Money can buy happiness if ones happiness lies within material stuff.

    Idle TeenIdle Teen23 gün önce
  • thats why 35 years old guys and 25 year sold girls couples are the best couple.

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  • Overboard is such a problematic movie...

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  • Make a video about The Nanny

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    • um ok then

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    • sdss

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    • вавава

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    • ..

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  • Ok, now I need to watch this. Is it out on Blu-ray?

    o0Avalon0oo0Avalon0o26 gün önce
  • People who look down on others are the worst. We all sell ourselves in different ways

    Cherie BabyCherie Baby26 gün önce
  • "Everyone's a whore, we just all sell different parts of ourselves." Thomas Shelby-Peaky Blinders

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  • Please do ‘Top Boy’ - it’s a British Crime Drama on Netflix based on crime in inner city London. It’s Britain’s answer to ‘The Wire’ - you guys would smash it!

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  • Wow, The Take, you do wonders for peoples love of movies, Hollywood itself should pay you. My wish: Do The Talented Mr Ripley, based on genius crime writer Patricia Highsmiths novels. Many movie adaptions came from her work, recently Carol ( actors, Blanchett & Mara), Todd Haynes masterpiece. Highsmith was in her day compared to Dostojevskij, loved in Europe, underrated in America. She deserves a golden hommage!

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    • As much I like The Talented Mister Ripley, she really fall in the old troupe of the amoral character being sexually "depraved" aka being a homosexual, like if that was a sign of malice from part of the character, most funny thing, the people that surround Ripley are offend more amoral and hypocritical that he is.

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  • Do the philosophy of Billions!

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  • "Should you live your life for love, or for money? Before we go on, we'd like to talk about our sponsor..." LOL

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  • This video had such good life advice at the end haha

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  • Watched this movie again recently and it 𝒹𝑜𝑒𝓈 𝓃𝑜𝓉 stand up well in 2019, specifically the way he speaks to and treats Vivian

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  • Any narcissist like Edward really is an empty and shallow person

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  • No, they are far not the same

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  • Every time I watch one of these, I want to watch the original movie the takes are based on

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  • Hades and Persephone lol

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  • i like your videos but i dont like how i dont see you both at the end of the video if there is an ad there which is sad because its nice to be reminded that there are female youtubers in topics im interested in

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  • Just re-watched Jennifer Body and wonder what your analysis would be!

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  • Omg i was Just talking about how easy it would be just to marry someone rich jokingly And now they callin me prostituit

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  • Just a shamelessly romantic movie lol sigh...I couldn't imagine it being made these days

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  • 8:16 The truth

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  • More people should read Pygmalion, one of my favorite books! It's amazing!

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  • I liked the movie but when shrunk to 20 minutes, it's nothing but a yucky sex fest.

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  • Richard gere is Daddy PERIODT

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  • The first word from this video surprised me...since that's my name.

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  • WHY is this video demonitized? TRvision is out of control, you deserve a monetary reward for your work. Anyway, great video.

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  • "All relationships are transactional"

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  • Whenever I want to feel good, I’d watch Pretty Woman. 🤗

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  • 💸 can’t buy everything

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  • I wish there was an updated version of My Fair Lady where instead of a rich man transforming a young woman, it's literally her education and will for success that does.

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    • ALONDRA PEREZ-RAMIREZ Awww. For some reason, I find Audrey Hepburn and Humphrey Bogart adorable together. Love Sabrina. :)

      Kelly KobayashiKelly Kobayashi16 gün önce
    • In Audrey Hepburn's Sabrina, her transformation only happens cause her father sends her to get an education so partial wish granted? Also in a reverse of My Fair Lady, it's Sabrina who we see teaching Linus French as well as to value the little things that her modest but happy upbringing allowed her to see.

    • @Kelly Kobayashi Thanks and I will! :-)

      Denise HallDenise Hall29 gün önce
    • Denise Hall If you enjoy reading plays, I recommend reading Pygmalion (the basis for Fair Lady)! And A Doll’s House! Both were written by men who admired independent, clever women.

      Kelly KobayashiKelly KobayashiAylar önce
  • To me it's less "choose love over money", but rather "choose love over making money, but only when you already have the money - and loads of it" P.s. my goodness, you've just reminded me there was once a time when romcoms where not all absolutely terrible.

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    • cuz 85% divorce are with a male under 35 years old. beforr these guys reach their finacial peak

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  • the movie that inspired all kdramas 🤣

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  • People no longer influenced by Hollywood anymore.

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  • I've never seen this

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  • I love love this movie!❤️❤️❤️❤️

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  • Please do a video analysis on Cruel intentions

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  • This movie romanticizes prostitution so badly, is ridiculous.

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  • Just watch her do the other 10 guys before she meets Richard. lol

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  • Get a good job...Stay real.....girls will come in rows of 2

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  • I love the take but the background music in this video gave me a headache.

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  • I felt Vivian didn’t take drugs because they weren’t fiscally responsible. But I never saw them as being in the same ‘business’ until today. Tnx.

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  • Exactly you don’t have to marry a girl bc she’s pretty or a man bc he’s rich but it sure does help🤷🏿‍♀️ And the ppl who say otherwise are being intellectually dishonest!(and are probably lacking wealth/looks)😂

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  • this movie gave me a positive outlook on sex work in my teens. they’re really no different from regular people chasing wealth

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  • the Chappelle show had a bit on this film if happened in real life it's classic

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  • The moment when Richard ignores the hotel manager breaks my heart every time

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  • I would definitely like to see a kind of documentary style film similar to the original concept 3'000

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  • One the most honest films of the last century

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  • On a side note, there's another video some where here on YT, the speaker is talking about "How to spot a Psychopath", and points out that the most extreme form of Capitalism rewards psychopathic behavior.

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    • Antony Drossos that’s because psychopaths designed our economical infrastructure

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  • long story short. Both are shallow and superficial. Materialistic You're welcome

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  • would love it if you eventually did an analysis on the main characters from Boardwalk Empire (especially Richard Harrow)

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What Pretty Woman Says About Money