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American Mary

Directed by Jen Soska and Sylvia Soska
Canada, 2012 (fiction, 103 minutes, colour, German / English / Hungarian)

Film Description:
"Mary is a medical student growing increasingly broke and disenchanted with medical school and the established doctors she once idolized. The allure of easy money sends a desperate Mary through the messy world of underground surgeries which leaves more marks on her than the so-called freakish clientele."
-- WorldCat (source)

Film Credits (partial):
Written by: Jen Soska, Sylvia Soska
Produced by: Evan Taylor, John Curtis
Principal Cast: Katharine Isabelle, Antonio Cupo, Tristan Risk, David Lovgren, Paula Lindberg, Clay St. Thomas, John Emmet Tracy, Twan Holliday, Nelson Wong, Sylvia Soska, Jen Soska, Paul Anthony
Cinematography: Brian Pearson
Film Editing: Bruce MacKinnon
Music: Peter Allen
Production Company: Evolution Pictures, American Mary Productions, IndustryWorks Pictures, 430 Productions, Twisted Twins Productions
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"According to the Soska sisters, Mary represents the evolution of [Carol J.] Clover's theorised 'final girl' as she is both the film's heroic victim and its aggressor."
-- Karen Oughton (source)

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