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.
|Tagline:||Roberta is desperate to be Susan. Susan is wanted by the mob. The mob finds Roberta instead…|
|Cast:||Aidan Quinn, Ann Magnuson, Anna Levine, Anne Carlisle, Annie Golden, Giancarlo Esposito, John Lurie, John Turturro, Laurie Metcalf, Madonna, Mark Blum, Peter Maloney, Richard Edson, Richard Hell, Robert Joy, Rockets Redglare, Rosanna Arquette, Steven Wright, Victor Argo, Will Patton|
|Director:||Ira Hurvitz, Susan Seidelman|