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I Shot Andy Warhol

Directed by Mary Harron
United Kingdom / United States, 1996 (fiction, 103 minutes, colour, English)
Also known as "Ela Baleou Andy Warhol", "Ho sparato a Andy Warhol", "Strzelalam do Warhola", "Um Tiro Para Andy Warhol", "Yo disparé a Andy Warhol"

Film Description:
"A journey into the cultural whirlwind of events surrounding Valerie Solanas' shooting of pop-art superstar Andy Warhol."
-- WorldCat (source)

Film Credits (partial):
Written by: Mary Harron, Daniel Minahan
Based on: The Letters and Diaries of Candy Darling, a book by Jeremiah Newton
Produced by: Tom Kalin, Christine Vachon, Pamela Koffler, Lindsay Law, Anthony Wall
Principal Cast: Lili Taylor, Jared Harris, Martha Plimpton, Lothaire Bluteau, Anna Levine, Peter Friedman, Tahnee Welch, Jamie Harrold, Donovan Leitch, Michael Imperioli, Reg Rodgers, Bill Sage, Jill Hennessy
Cinematography: Ellen Kuras
Film Editing: Keith Reamer
Music: John Cale
Production Company: Playhouse International Pictures, the Samuel Goldwyn Company, BBC Arena, Killer Films

Quotes about I Shot Andy Warhol

"Periodically, [Valerie] Solanas is seen, in black and white, reading to the audience from her Manifesto—a document that seems to be less on the lunatic fringe the more she reads."
-- Mary G. Hurd (source)

"Schooled in the Factory period by years of working on documentaries dealing with the subject, [Mary] Harron built an eerie time capsule. With its intoxicating depiction of drugs, freedom, art and misogyny, the film [I Shot Andy Warhol] replicates the chilling and forgotten preconditions of feminism."
-- B. Ruby Rich (source)

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