Searching for Paradise (2002)





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Gilda (Susan May Pratt of Center Stage) is a confused young woman, obsessed with iconoclastic actor Michael De Santis (Chris Noth). She repeatedly watches a tape of De Santis being interviewed by an unctuous, James Lipton-type talk show host (played by legendary indie producer's rep John Pierson). After the death of Gilda's beloved Italian papa (Michele Placido), she learns, much to her dismay, that he had a longtime mistress back in Italy. Using the excuse of her grandfather's (Josef Sommer) … More

Rating: R (adult situations/language)
Genre: Art House & International, Drama
Directed By:
Written By: Myra Paci
In Theaters:
On DVD: Sep 23, 2003
Sundance Channel Home Entertainment

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as Gilda Mattei

as Michael De Santis

as Jim Johnson

as Giorgio Mattei

as Barbara Mattei

as Carl Greenslate

as Evelyn Greenslate
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All Critics (5) | Top Critics (1)

Full Review… | April 9, 2009
Top Critic

No pair of lips in recent screen memory recall such avid attention [as Susan May Pratt's].

Full Review… | December 31, 2003

The film has a sense of life lived and observed with care.

Full Review… | July 11, 2003

Full Review… | December 6, 2005
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Full Review… | July 16, 2003
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