Tag Archives: Susan Seidelman
Desperately Seeking Susan (1985) Susan Seidelman, Rosanna Arquette, Madonna, Aidan Quinn, Comedy, Drama
Bored Roberta spots a regular personal ad in the paper titled ‘Desperately Seeking Susan’. She heads off to New York, following one of the ads, and finds Susan. When Susan sells her jacket, Roberta – trying to emulate her mystery ad writer – buys the jacket and wears it. Little does she know someon is looking for the jacket – and its owner…
An restless and abrasive young woman eschews the affections of a sensitive young portrait artist, preferring to chase punk singers in a misguided desire for fame and fortune in New York’s Greenwich Village.