I shot Andy Warhol

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Publisher:
MGM Home Entertainment Inc.,
Pub. Date:
2001.
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English
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The true story of Valerie Solanas, the radical feminist who became notorious after shooting art world icon Andy Warhol, is portrayed in this fact-based drama. In an attempt to present a fair assessment of her actions, writer-director Mary Harron focuses on Solanas' troubled life, from her childhood as an abuse victim to her life as teenage prostitute in New York City. These experiences left Solanas (played by Lili Taylor) deeply scarred, contributing to a hatred of men that later found full flower in her famous "SCUM Manifesto," an extremist tract calling for the establishment of a "Society for Cutting Up Men." Deeply troubled, she nevertheless briefly finds hope after befriending young transvestite Candy Darling (played by Stephen Dorff) and discovering herself on the fringes of the wild, colorful world surrounding the eccentric Warhol. She becomes obsessed with the idea that Warhol's support could change her life, only to become violently enraged when the artist and his friends begin to turn away from her. ~ Judd Blaise, Rovi
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Grouped Work ID 651af63a-dc32-253f-6215-6206fb03e814
Grouping Title i shot andy warhol
Grouping Author samuel goldwyn
Grouping Category movie
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auth_author2 Bluteau, Lothaire., Dorff, Stephen, 1973-, Harris, Jared, 1961-, Harron, Mary., Kalin, Tom., Levine, Anna., Minahan, Daniel., Plimpton, Martha, 1970-, Solanas, Valerie., Taylor, Lili., Vachon, Christine.
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subject_facet Biographical films, DVD, Feature films, Feminists -- Drama, Films for the hearing impaired, New York (N.Y.) -- Drama, Sex role -- Drama, Solanas, Valerie -- Drama, Warhol, Andy, -- 1928-1987 -- Assassination attempt, 1968 -- Drama
title_display I shot Andy Warhol
title_full I shot Andy Warhol [DVD] / an Orion Pictures release ; Playhouse International Pictures presents in association with the Samuel Goldwyn Company and BBC Arena ; written by Mary Harron and Daniel Minahan ; produced by Tom Kalin and Christine Vachon ; directed by Mary Harron
title_short I shot Andy Warhol
topic_facet Assassination attempt, 1968, DVD, Feminists, Sex role, Solanas, Valerie, Warhol, Andy
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