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 name of the working-class suburb was "Dogtown" which is a real life district in St. Louis, Missouri. The Irish-American region comprises of five neighborhoods - Clayton-Tamm, Franz Park, Hi-Pointe, Cheltenham and the eastern part Ellendale - which together form the informally known traditionally Irish section of St. Louis known as "Dogtown". It is the Clayton-Tamm part of the region where the movie is mostly set. See more
In the final scene where Max and Nora are talking at the restaurant, their hairstyles change mid-conversation. See more
You know, our Max is quite a catch. How did you manage it?
I give a good blowjob, I guess.
Hmm... I bet you do!
And I bet you don't.
Features Love Connection
Performed by The Centurian Players
Written by Daniel Flowers See more