Something Short of Paradise Poster

Release Date: 1979

DVD Release Date: January 25th, 2005

PG|1 hr 27 min

Plot Summary
In 1970s New York City, Madeline Ross (Susan Sarandon) is a beautiful film writer trying to make a name for herself in the magazine world. Harris Sloane (David Steinberg) is a nerdish, slightly neurotic film publicist. When the two meet, their relationship starts off rocky, but they soon find themselves falling in love. However, when Madeline begins writing an article about Jean-Fidel Mileau (Jean-Pierre Aumont), a fiendishly handsome French actor, their relationship is tested.

Cast: Susan Sarandon, David Steinberg, Jean-Pierre Aumont, Joe Grifasi, Marilyn Sokol, Robert Hitt, David Rasche, Bob Kaliban

Director: David Helpern Jr.

Genres: Romantic comedy