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Desperately Seeking Susan


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New directions from the latest generation of movie makers. Starring Rosanna Arquette Madonna with Aidan Quinn
Roberta is 28, married and bored. A chance look at a personal ad from someone 'desperately seeking Susan' begins a madcap adventure; a quest for something wild.
But the real Susan is in deep trouble, and Roberta's obsession with her results in a bizarre change of identity which catapults her into the crazy world of night clubs, magic shows and murder ... Susan Seidelman 's highly successful screwball comedy for the 80s produced a new star in Madonna, and a number one record with her Into the Groove. Susan MADONNA
Screenplay by LEORA BARISH
(First showing on British television) 0 BARRY NORMAN : page 17 0 CEEFAX SUBTITLES


Unknown: Rosanna Arquette
Unknown: Aidan Quinn
Unknown: Susan Seidelman
Unknown: Leora Barish
Produced By: Sarah Pillsbury
Unknown: Midge Sanford
Directed By: Susan Seidelman
Unknown: Barry Norman
Roberta Glass: Rosanna Arquette
Dez: Aidan Quinn
Gary Glass: Mark Blum
Jim: Robert Joy
Leslie Glass: Laurie Metcalf
Crystal: Anna Levine
Wayne Nolan: Will Patton
Ian: Peter Maloney
Larry: Steven Wright
Ray: John Turturro
Victoria: Anne Carlisle

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Desperately Seeking Susan

BBC Two England, 2 January 1989 21.05

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