Who is Susan and who is seeking her, and why? A bored housewife sees the ad and becomes consumed with curiosity. A time and place are suggested where Susan can rendezvous with the person who is desperately seeking her. The plot isn't the point, anyway; once you realize the movie is going to be a series of double-reverses, you relax and let them happen. Synopsis A petite New Jersey housewife finds self-fulfillment through amnesia in this new wave comedy of errors set in New York's hip '80s downtown scene. 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.
Club members also get access to our members-only section on RogerEbert. . Rosanna Arquette is Roberta, a bored New Jersey housewife married to swimming pool magnate, Gary Mark Blum. Desperately Seeking Susan is a 1985 American romantic comedy from director Susan Seidelman starring Rosanna Arquette and featuring Madonna in her first major motion picture. You will receive a weekly newsletter full of movie-related tidbits, articles, trailers, even the occasional streamable movie. Peter Maloney is the broken-down magician. Susan, for example, is a punk drifter who is in a hotel room with a mobster the first time we see her.
Susan Madonna is a free-wheeling, bohemian club girl who communicates with her boyfriends through the personals. For example, plays a guy who thinks Arquette is Susan, his best friend's girl. This sounds complicated, but, believe me, it's nothing compared to the complexities of this movie. I am also a little frustrated by the time-honored abbreviations used in the personals. But it has its moments, and many of them involve the different kinds of special appeal that Arquette and Madonna are able to generate.
It will then ask you for other specific criteria. Click the menu icon and choose 'Settings' within the respective menu. Roberta Rosanna Arquette is a New Jersey housewife who's become tired of her four-year marriage to her husband Gary Mark Blum and has turned to reading personal ads for the vicarious thrill. To spice up her bland life, Roberta takes to reading the personal ads and becomes intrigued by a periodically. But enough of the plot. But meanwhile, Susan has sold the jacket that is her trademark, and the housewife has bought it, and then the housewife has banged her head and become a temporary amnesia victim, and there are people who see her jacket and think she's Susan. Once users have rated 5 titles in a single category, itcher will get to work looking for new recommendations in that category.
They are very particular individuals, and in a dizzying plot they somehow succeed in creating specific, interesting characters. No annoying advertising or registration, no broken links. New York underground characters such as Richard Hell, Anne Carlisle and Rockets Red Glare also surface briefly. Her favorite classified ads trace the romance of Jim Robert Joy , a struggling musician, and Susan , a SoHo vamp who's just. Rosanna Arquette plays a New Jersey housewife name Roberta who is bored with her life.
When an ad suggests that Susan meet the man in Battery Park, Roberta also shows up and through a series of misunderstandings finds herself on the run from both Susan and some men who are searching for some stolen Egyptian jewelry. After an accidental knock to the head leaves Roberta with amnesia, the lonely housewife adopts Susan's persona, inadvertently taking on Susan's many problems, including ex-boyfriends and jewel thieves intent on revenge. Her husband doesn't excite her and she spends every day doing the same mundane household tasks. Roberta is fascinated by the Desperately Seeking Susan ads and decides to act when she reads an ad left by Dez Aiden Quinn asking Susan to meet him in Battery Park. The plot is so unpredictable that, in a way, it's predictable; that makes it the weakest part of the movie.
I wouldn't even dream of trying to explain how Arquette ends up being sawed in half by a nightclub magician. Rosanna Arquette stars as Roberta, who turns to the personals for vicarious thrills after her four-year marriage to staid hot tub salesman Gary Mark Blum grows stale. Bigger movie database than netflix and netu. It will then ask you for other specific criteria. You will then find buttons to edit both your email and your password, unless you registered with Facebook, Twitter or Google in which case it is then not possible to amend these. This is one of the most charming low-budget films in years, a freewheeling, light-hearted farce that gives some new twists to old plot devices. Roberta's life is suddenly very exciting as she's romanced by the handsome Dez while having to outwit the gangsters pursuing the real Susan, and her own disgruntled husband.
He lets her spend the night, and inadvertently feeds her amnesia by suggesting that she is Susan. The Ebert Club is our hand-picked selection of content for Ebert fans. At one point Roberta gets amnesia and there is a series of escalating misunderstandings that at one point involve Susan becoming involved with Roberta's husband played by Aiden Quinn. So Arquette turns up at the rendezvous, sees Susan Madonna , and inadvertently becomes so involved in her world that for a while she even becomes Susan. Movies on this website are hosted on third party servers openload and streamango. Shortly after, the mobster is killed and the mob hit man comes looking for Susan, who may have been a witness.
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