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I SHOT ANDY WARHOL
Un Certain Regard First film Opening film

I SHOT ANDY WARHOL

Directed by : Mary HARRON

Country : UNITED STATES 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

Credits

Mary HARRON - Director

Mary HARRON - Script / Dialogue

Dan MINAHAN - Script / Dialogue

Ellen KURAS - Cinematography

John CALE - Music

Keith REAMER - Film Editor

Thérèse DEPREZ - Set decorator

Casting

Lothaire BLUTEAU - Maurice Girodias

Martha PLIMPTON - Stevie

Lili TAYLOR - Valerie Solanas

Jared HARRIS - Andy Warhol

Donovan LEITCH - Gerard Malanga

Stephen DORFF - Candy Darling

film poster © DR

Un Certain Regard Released on 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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