ShowtimeNetworks has picked up US rights to Searching For Debra Winger, Rosanna Arquette's documentaryabout the competing demands of motherhood and being a professional actress. Thepicture had a special screening at Cannes last year and was inspired by thestory of Winger, the acclaimed star of Terms Of Endearment and An Officer And A Gentleman, among others, who stunned Hollywoodwhen she retired at the age of 40 to spend more time with her family. SearchingFor Debra Winger isscheduled to air this year and featured interviews include Frances McDormand,Sharon Stone, Holly Hunter, Jane Fonda and Whoopi Goldberg.
The documentarymarks the directorial debut of Arquette, whose acting credits include AfterHours and DesperatelySeeking Susan, and is acollaboration between Immortal Entertainment/Flower Child Productions and 2929Productions. It was produced by Arquette, Matthew Weaver, Happy Walters andDavid Codikow.