Film Classics in 35mm! Landmark Films by Women
United States | 1982 | Susan Seidelman
Early 1980s Lower East Side New York is vividly rendered in Susan (Desperately Seeking Susan) Seidelman’s debut feature, the first American independent film to compete for the Palme d’Or at Cannes. The movie follows a self-absorbed New Jersey girl (Susan Berman) who moves to Manhattan determined to break into the punk music scene. Richard Hell co-stars; music by The Feelies. “An energetic poem to late 1970s SoHo.” –The Rough Guide to Film. New color print! Cleveland revival premiere. 90 min.
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