Release Date: May 1st, 1996
DVD Release Date: January 23rd, 2001
R|1 hr 46 min
Valerie Solanas (Lili Taylor) is an aspiring writer who moves to New York City and supports herself with prostitution. Valerie meets controversial artist Andy Warhol (Jared Harris) and a host of other eccentrics in the New York art scene. While a book publisher wants Valerie to write a sexually explicit novel, Valerie sets out to convince Warhol to produce her play "Up Your Ass." Based on on true story, the film follows Valerie's journey from ambitious author to obsessed, delusional assassin.
Director: Mary Harron
Production Co: Samuel Goldwyn Company
Distributors: Samuel Goldwyn Company, Orion Pictures