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    Country : PALESTINE, NETHERLANDS

    I SHOT ANDY WARHOL
    Un Certain Regard First film Opening film

    I SHOT ANDY WARHOL

    Directed by : Mary HARRON

    Country : UNITED STATES OF AMERICA Length : 100 minutes

    Synopsis

    1968-Valérie Solanas, a radical lesbian and destitute writer lives on succession of city rooftops and in cheap hotels. Through her twilight world acquaintances she gets a foot in the door of Andy Warhol's 'Factory' where she presents a copy of her play "Up Your Ass" to him. At the same time she meets the publisher of subversive literature, Maurice Girodias. Waiting for word from Warhol, Solanas takes to the streets, selling copies of her radical feminist diatribe SCUM (Society for Cutting Up Men) and, more successfully, selling her body. Solanas pleads with Warhol to produce her play but her disruptive behaviour only alienates the artists and excommunicates her from the zoned-out Factory crowd. Studying her publishing contract with Girodias, Solanas develops the paranoid fantasy that both

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    Casting

    - Maurice Girodias

    - Stevie

    - Valerie Solanas

    - Andy Warhol

    - Gerard Malanga

    - Candy Darling

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    Un Certain Regard Mary HARRON

    I SHOT ANDY WARHOL

    1968-Valérie Solanas, a radical lesbian and destitute writer lives on succession of city rooftops and in cheap hotels. Through her twilight world acqu...
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