Desperately Seeking Susan

Desperately Seeking Susan

A FILM BY: Susan Seidelman
WRITTEN BY: Leora Barish
STARRING: Rosanna Arquette, Madonna, Aidan Quinn

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Sponsored by ALTER

New Jersey housewife Roberta Glass (Rosanna Arquette) spices up her boring life by reading personal ads, especially a series of them being placed by a mysterious denizen of New York City named Susan (Madonna). When one of Susan's ads proposes a rendezvous with her suitor (Robert Joy) at Battery Park, Roberta secretly tags along. But when her voyeuristic jape ends in permanent memory loss and a new jacket, Roberta begins to gather a lot of unwanted attention from some unsavory characters.


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Technical Information

Production Year: 1985
Country of Origin: United States
Language: English
Run Time: 104 mins
Format: 35mm