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2.7
550 Ratings

Desperately Seeking Susan

Directed by Susan Seidelman
United States, 1985
Comedy, Thriller, Drama

Synopsis

A bored suburban housewife, seeking adventure to her life, accidentally gets hit on the head, wakes up with amnesia, and is mistaken for a free-spirited New York City drifter named Susan.

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Desperately Seeking Susan Directed by Susan Seidelman

Awards & Festivals

BAFTA Awards

1986 | Winner: Best Actress in a Supporting Role

César Awards

1986 | Nominee: Best Foreign Film

Golden Globes (USA)

1986 | Nominee: Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical

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