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Desperately Seeking Susan (1985)


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Title: Desperately Seeking Susan (1985)

Tagline: Roberta is desperate to be Susan. Susan is wanted by the mob. The mob finds Roberta instead...

Genre: Comedy, Drama

Director: Susan Seidelman

Cast: Madonna, Rosanna Arquette, Aidan Quinn, Mark Blum, Robert Joy, Laurie Metcalf, Anna Levine, Will Patton, Steven Wright, John Turturro, Giancarlo Esposito, Richard Hell, Rockets Redglare, Annie Golden, Richard Edson, Ann Magnuson, John Lurie, Peter Maloney, Anne Carlisle, Victor Argo, José Angel Santana, Steve Bosh, Daisy Bradford, Mary Joy, Rosemary Hochschild, Iris Chacón, Shirley Stoler, J.B. Waters, Arto Lindsay, Henry Adler, Marty Gold, Michael R. Chin, Patrick John Hurley, Timothy Carhart, Curt Dempster, Shirley Kaplan, Lázaro Pérez, John Hoyt, Gary Ray, Gary Binkow, Michael Bramon, Joyce Griffen, Paul Austin, Richard S. Lowy, Donna Ritchie, Kim Chan, Michael Badalucco, Elie J. Boubli, Adele Bertei, Peter Castellotti, Wende Dasteel, Steve Eidel, Michael Kaufman, Ilene Kristen, Carol Leifer, Richard Portnow, Isabel García Lorca, Tim Ransom, Gilda Torterello, Stanley Burns, Sandy Dell, Robert Dahdah, Kevin Harris, David Kellman, Harsh Nayyar, Robert Shafran, Frank Stellato

Release: 1985-03-29

Runtime: 104

Plot: Roberta is a bored suburban housewife who is fascinated with a woman, Susan, she only knows about by reading messages to and from her in the personals section of the newspaper. This fascination reaches a peak when an ad with the headline "Desperately Seeking Susan" proposes a rendezvous. Roberta goes too, and in a series of events involving amnesia and mistaken identity, steps into Susan's life.
Desperately Seeking Susan (1985)


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