Desperately Seeking Susan (1985)

Title: Desperately Seeking Susan

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

Genre: Comedy,Crime

Director: Susan Seidelman

Cast: Madonna,Rosanna Arquette,Aidan Quinn,Mark Blum,Robert Joy,Laurie Metcalf,Anna Levine Thomson,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 Tapia,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,Edward Galland,Kevin Harris,David Kellman,Harsh Nayyar,Robert Shafran,Frank Stellato

Status: Released

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.

Trailer Cast Crew Videos

    • Madonna

    • Rosanna Arquette

      Roberta Glass
    • Aidan Quinn

    • Mark Blum

      Gary Glass
    • Robert Joy

    • Laurie Metcalf

      Leslie Glass
    • Anna Levine Thomson

    • Will Patton

      Wayne Nolan
    • Steven Wright

      Larry Stillman D.D.S.
    • John Turturro

    • Giancarlo Esposito

      Street Vendor
    • Richard Hell

      Bruce Meeker
    • Rockets Redglare

      Taxi Driver
    • Annie Golden

      Band Singer
    • Richard Edson

      Man With Newspapers
    • Ann Magnuson

      Cigarette Girl
    • John Lurie

      Neighbor Saxophonist
    • Peter Maloney

    • Anne Carlisle

    • Victor Argo

      Sgt. Taskal
    • José Angel Santana

      Boutique Owner
    • Steve Bosh

    • Daisy Bradford

    • Mary Joy

      Cocktail Waitress
    • Rosemary Hochschild

      Cocktail Waitress
    • Iris Chacón Tapia

      TV Singer
    • Shirley Stoler

      Jail Matron
    • J.B. Waters

      Jail Matron
    • Arto Lindsay

      Newspaper Clerk
    • Henry Adler

      Magic Club Drummer
    • Mitch Dubin (Camera)

      First Assistant Camera
    • Stuart Stanley (Sound)

      Assistant Sound Editor
    • Tom Prate (Camera)

      Key Grip
    • Jay Dranch (Sound)

      ADR Editor
    • Sarah Pillsbury (Production)

    • Michael Peyser (Production)

      Unit Production Manager
    • Mark Rathaus (Sound)

      Sound Editor
    • Ray Quinlan (Lighting)

    • Shelley Houis (Production)

      Production Office Coordinator
    • Lou Graf (Sound)

      Sound Editor
    • Brunilda Torres (Sound)

      Assistant Sound Editor
    • Francis Kenny (Camera)

      Camera Operator
    • Leslie Bloom (Art)

      Property Master
    • Ira Hurvitz (Directing)

      Script Supervisor
    • Bruce Kitzmeyer (Sound)

      Foley Editor
    • Susan Seidelman (Directing)

    • Werner Sherer (Costume & Make-Up)

    • Risa Bramon Garcia (Production)

    • Billy Hopkins (Production)

    • Timothy R. Sexton (Sound)

      Music Supervisor
    • Rocco Derasmo (Crew)

      Transportation Captain
    • Speed Hopkins (Art)

      Art Direction
    • Thomas Newman (Sound)

      Original Music Composer
    • Richard Dean (Costume & Make-Up)

      Makeup Artist
    • Danny Goldberg (Sound)

      Music Supervisor
    • Santo Loquasto (Art)

      Production Design
    • Debbie Sarjeant (Camera)

      Second Assistant Camera
    • Andrew D. Schwartz (Camera)

      Still Photographer
    • Joel Tuber (Directing)

      First Assistant Director
    • Kenton Jakub (Sound)

      Assistant Sound Editor
    • Desperately Seeking Susan (1985) Teaser (VHS Capture)

      • Teaser
    • Official Trailer

      • Trailer
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