It takes me back to a time when everything was still possible, and I thought I knew everything although I really knew nothing. Well, now that I know, not everything but a great deal, I still find despeately movie really likable.
It's strange that it's so old, and it still feels quite fresh and exciting. Maybe it's the New York atmosphere, or the sense of excitement that Madonna brings to every one of her scenes.
I think she's good in this film because she doesn't yet take herself too seriously and isn't trying too hard. She is a natural performer, after all.
How else could you solve the mystery desperatsly "the one good movie Madonna ever made"? Was this review helpful? An Amusing Product of the Times blakiepeterson 14 July "Desperately Seeking Susan" isn't so much a homage to the screwball comedy as it is a homage to the screwball situation.
It doesn't try to be riotous or anything legal prostitution in europe Ernst Lubitsch — instead, it flutters by with half-smile as it discombobulates the at-first congenial attitude of the atmosphere. Never did I find myself laughing hysterically, but here, that's not the point. It wants to be an amuser in the same mindset as "Pretty in Pink", no knee- slappers to be found but charm spread aplenty. Because that's exactly what "Desperately Seeking Susan" is: a charming comedy of errors that likes to get its characters into as much trouble as possible for satisfactory diversion.
Rosanna Arquette portrays Roberta Glass, a bored housewife who spends her afternoons watching cooking shows and living vicariously through the lonely hearts in the classified. Most interesting to her is the recurring 'Desperately Seeking Susan' ad, which follows the romance between Jim Robert Joy and his sexy girlfriend, Susan Madonnaboth of whom are young, bohemian, and fiercely independent.
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