I Shot Andy Warhol

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I Shot Andy Warhol Review


Perverse (yet true!) biopic of Valerie Solanas (Taylor), a homeless lesbian prostitute feminist militant manhater New Yorker who gave Andy Warhol a copy of her play and then shot him when he wouldn't give it back.

Or something like that. Taylor makes a vivid impression as the scrappy half-nutso, but otherwise the film falls pretty limp. There's virtually no insight into The Factory here, and one grows tired of Solanas's repetitive rants after the third of fourth retelling of the female's genetic superiority. Why did she shoot him? She's crazy. See, that didn't take two hours.



I Shot Andy Warhol

Facts and Figures

Run time: 103 mins

In Theaters: Wednesday 1st May 1996

Box Office Worldwide: $1.8M

Distributed by: Hallmark Entertainment

Reviews

Contactmusic.com: 2.5 / 5

Rotten Tomatoes: 77%
Fresh: 20 Rotten: 6

IMDB: 6.6 / 10

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Starring: as Valerie Jean Solanas, as Andy Warhol, as Stevie, as Maurice Girodias

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