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 picture was promoted as being "the story of a younger man, and a bolder woman" with the word "bolder" being a play on words as Susan Sarandon
's Nora Baker character is "older" to James Spader
's Max Baron character. 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
[talking at bar
Do you swim?
What was that?
I mean are you a swimmer? You're not real muscular but you're strong am I right?
[grins back at her
yeah, soon I will be falling all over you.
References Some Like It Hot
O Mio Babbino Caro
(Aria from the Opera "Gianni Schicchi")
Performed by The Münchner Rundfunkorchester
Conducted by Kurt Eichhorn
(as Karl Eichhorn)
Soprano by Lucia Popp
Courtesy of Acanta Records/Sounds of Film, Ltd.
Written by Giacomo Puccini See more