Isn't She Great
An unsuccessful over-the-top actress becomes a successful over-the-top authoress in this biography of Jacqueline Susann, the famed writer of "The Valley of the Dolls" and other trashy novels. Facing a failing career, Susann meets a successful promoter who becomes her husband. After several failures to place her in commercials and a TV quiz show, he hits upon the idea for her to become a writer. In the pre-1960s, her books were looked upon as trash and non-printable. But then the sexual revolution hit and an audience was born for her books. The story shows the hidden behind-the-scenes story of Susann's life, including her autistic son and her continuing bout with cancer which she hid up until her death.
Actor: Bette Midler , Nathan Lane , Stockard Channing , David Hyde Pierce , John Cleese , John Larroquette , Amanda Peet , Dina SpybeyWaters , Paul Benedict , Jeff Ross , David Costabile , Frank Vincent , Ricky Mabe , Christopher McDonald
Director: Andrew Bergman
Writer: Paul Rudnick
Country: United States of America
Duration: 95 Min
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