Dir. Clint Eastwood (1990).
Clint Eastwood directs himself as a director mighty like John Huston in this underrated hall-of-mirrors movie about movie-inspired megalomania—Eastwood’s best work before Unforgiven.
There is always much complaining about how hard it is to fire city workers when they misbehave, thanks to union rules that handcuff managers. But all other agencies are in the minor leagues compared with the city's elections board.