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.
The story of a younger man, and a bolder woman.
Did You Know?
The production shoot for this film started late October 1989 and ran through November with principal photography ending late December 1989 just prior to Christmas that year. See more
After Max leaves the bachelor party at the beginning in his Volvo he is alone in the car. But in a drive by shot there is clearly someone sitting in the front passenger seat. See more
[Drunk and desperately wanting coffee
How can you be out of coffee?
Good Hearted Woman
Performed by The Centurian Players
Written by Willie Nelson
& Waylon Jennings See more