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The Resource Desperately seeking Susan, written by Leora Barish ; produced by Sarah Pillsbury and Midge Sanford ; directed by Susan Seidelman

Desperately seeking Susan, written by Leora Barish ; produced by Sarah Pillsbury and Midge Sanford ; directed by Susan Seidelman

Label
Desperately seeking Susan
Title
Desperately seeking Susan
Statement of responsibility
written by Leora Barish ; produced by Sarah Pillsbury and Midge Sanford ; directed by Susan Seidelman
Contributor
Actor
Film director
Film distributor
Screenwriter
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Bored New Jersey housewife Roberta fills her days by reading the personals and following an ongoing romance between Jim and Susan, mysterious drifters who appear to lead the kind of free-spirited life she can only dream about. And dream she does, until the day she actually shows up at the couple's pre-arranged rendezvous in New York City. After a bump on the head, a bout of amnesia turns Roberta into Susan
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Music, Thomas Newman ; director of photography, Ed Lachman
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA Rating: PG-13
Language note
English dialogue; English subtitles
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.D477 2014
PerformerNote
Madonna, Rosanna Arquette, Aidan Quinn
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1958-
  • 1959-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Madonna
  • Arquette, Rosanna
  • Quinn, Aidan
  • Barish, Leora
  • Seidelman, Susan
  • Kino Lorber, Inc
Runtime
104
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Personals
  • Amnesia
  • Mistaken identity
Technique
live action
Label
Desperately seeking Susan, written by Leora Barish ; produced by Sarah Pillsbury and Midge Sanford ; directed by Susan Seidelman
Instantiates
Publication
Distribution
Copyright
Note
  • Title from container
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1985
  • Special features: Audio commentary by the producers; Original and alternate endings; Original theatrical trailer
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn891782768
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (104 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
738329141523
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
K1415
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1657328
  • (OCoLC)891782768
System details
DVD, widescreen 1.85:1 presentation; Dolby Digital; Region 1, NTSC; Stereo
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Desperately seeking Susan, written by Leora Barish ; produced by Sarah Pillsbury and Midge Sanford ; directed by Susan Seidelman
Publication
Distribution
Copyright
Note
  • Title from container
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1985
  • Special features: Audio commentary by the producers; Original and alternate endings; Original theatrical trailer
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn891782768
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (104 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
738329141523
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
K1415
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1657328
  • (OCoLC)891782768
System details
DVD, widescreen 1.85:1 presentation; Dolby Digital; Region 1, NTSC; Stereo
Video recording format
DVD

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