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Soapdish

Soapdish is a 1991 comedy film which tells a backstage story of the cast and crew of a popular television soap opera.

It was directed by Michael Hoffman, from a screenplay by Robert Harling and Andrew Bergman.

The central character, a vain aging actress, was played by Sally Field. Also in the cast were Kevin Kline, Robert Downey Jr., Elisabeth Shue, Cathy Moriarty, Whoopi Goldberg, Garry Marshall, Teri Hatcher, Kathy Najimy and Carrie Fisher.

Kevin Kline was nominated for a Golden Globe Award for Best Actor - Motion Picture Musical or Comedy.

== Plot =

Soapdish was produced by Sally Field's then husband Alan Greisman. Field stars as Celeste Talbert, the long-time star of a popular daytime drama The Sun Also Sets. Her pal is the show's writer Rose Schwartz, played by Whoopi Goldberg. The show's producer, David Seaton Barnes, is played by Robert Downey, Jr. Supporting player and bombshell Montana Moorehead (Cathy Moriarty) connives to replace Celeste Talbert as the lead. Toward that end, she promises sexual favors to the producer. Meanwhile, twenty years before, Talbert had a falling out with fellow actor and boy...

producer Alan Greisman
Aaron Spelling
director Michael Hoffman
writer Robert Harling (writer)
starring Sally Field
Kevin Kline
Elisabeth Shue
Robert Downey Jr.
Whoopi Goldberg
Terri Hatcher
distributor Paramount Pictures
released 1991
runtime 92 mins
imdb id 0102951
language English
budget
license: GNU FDL
source: Wikipedia


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