Susan Seidelman

Susan Seidelman, a graduate of NYU Grad Film School, began her career in the 1980s when Smithereens became the first American independent film to be accepted into the Cannes Film Festival. Her next movie, Desperately Seeking Susan, starring Madonna and Rosanna Arquette, was a critical and commercial success. She has directed dozens of other films starring actors such as Meryl Streep, Brooke Shields, and Sally Field, as well as the first four episodes of Sex and the City. She lives in New Jersey.


Three Great Things: Susan Seidelman

By Susan Seidelman | February 16, 2024

Three Great Things: Susan Seidelman

The legendary filmmaker, whose 1987 film Making Mr. Right screens this weekend in NYC, on a trio of personal favorites.