Max Baron (James Spader) is a 27-year-old high flying advertising executive still recovering from the death of his wife. One night he is in a bar when he meets Nora Baker (Susan Sarandon) a 43-year-old waitress with a fixation on Marilyn Monroe. The couple gradually fall in love, though age and social differences mean that the path of true love is strewn with problems. Written by
The story of a younger man, and a bolder woman.
Did You Know?
First sole American Hollywood production of Mexican director Luis Mandoki
which was not a Mexican production. Mandoki's earlier film Gaby: A True Story
(1987) had been a US-Mexican co-production. See more
In the beginning of the movie, when Max drives Nora home from the bar where they met, he makes a 180 turn from the place on the street where he had parked but this is before Nora tells him how to get to where she lives. How could Max have known that he had to turn around from the parking spot to head toward Nora's house? See more
All I know is that when I'm not with you I'm a total wreck.
And when you are with me?
I'm a different kind of total wreck.
Performed by Shona Laing
Courtesy of Virgin Records Australia Pty Ltd.
Written by Shona Laing See more