I Shot Andy Warhol (1996)

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Plot  The film opens with a flashforward to moments after the shooting. This is quickly followed by a scene with Valerie Solanas (Lili Taylor) in custody for the shooting of Andy Warhol (Jared Harris). The film then takes us back to a time when Valerie is living in New York making a living as a sex worker. A series of further flashbacks point to her difficult childhood, and success in studying psychology at college. Here, Valerie discovers that she is a lesbian, that she can write, and that she has a distinctive view of the world. This leads her to New York City and its downtown underworld. Through her friend Stevie (Martha Plimpton), she meets Candy Darling (Stephen Dorff), who in turn introduces her to Andy Warhol.

Meanwhile, Valerie also meets Maurice Girodias (Lothaire Bluteau), the publisher of Olympia Press. While Valerie wants Warhol to produce her play, ''Up Your Ass'', Girodias wants her to write a pornographic novel for him. Once she signs a contract with Girodias, she com...
  

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Cast

Lili Taylor
Valerie Solanas
Jared Harris
Andy Warhol
Stephen Dorff
Candy Darling
Lothaire Bluteau
Maurice Girodias
Peter Friedman
Alan Burke
Donovan Leitch
Gerard Malanga
Reg Rogers
Paul Morrissey
Bill Sage
Tom Baker
Anh Duong
Comtesse de Courcy

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I Shot Andy Warhol
English Original Title

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