I Shot Andy Warhol
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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… More
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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 77%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"The film benefit from Lili Taylor's perfromance and from nice artistic treatment, but Valerie Solanas is simply not interesting enough as a dramatic character to occupy the center of a whole film."
‑ Emanuel Levy, EmanuelLevy.Com
"Erratically paced but generally provocative."
‑ Rob Gonsalves, eFilmCritic.com
"Harron's style and Taylor's unforgettable performance keep us off-balance and engrossed."
‑ Rob Thomas, Capital Times (Madison, WI)
"I had a lot of trouble trying to figure out why this picture was made. What was the director trying to accomplish?"
‑ Steve Rhodes, Internet Reviews
"Never as compelling as its central performance, it's still a very good film - and after all, that's a hard performance to live up to."
‑ Nick Davis, Nick's Flick Picks
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