Daniel Garber talks with the SOSKA SISTERS about their new film AMERICAN MARY

Posted in Canada, Cultural Mining, Feminism, Horror, Movies, Penis, Uncategorized, violence, Women by CulturalMining.com on May 30, 2013

Soska Sisters

Hi, This is Daniel Garber at the Movies for culturalmining.com CIUT 89.5 FM.

Who says Canada is dull and boring, never weird or whack? Wasn’t me… We have lots of strange things here (and I’m not just talking about our crackhead Mayor). But I rarely see movies as weird as a new horror film opening across Canada today.

This is a story about a medical school student named Mary (Katherine Isabelle) who is planning to become a surgeon. But she’s flat broke — can’t even make her rent. So she brings her resume to a local strip bar and offers her services. But, to her surprise, the skeezy characters there need her mind and her hands more than her body — she’s put toAmerican Mary Poster work as an underground
secret surgeon.

Soon she’s a sought-after figure within the body-modification set. And when something terrible happens to her, she quits medical school and seeks revenge in her new guise as a regular Bloody Mary. But the police are on her trail….

The movie is called American Mary, and was written and directed by the famous / notorious identical-twin horror-meisters the Soska Sisters. (This is the second feature by the team who brought us the cult favourite Dead Hooker in a Trunk.)

I speak with Jen and Sylvia Soska about American Mary, horror, genital mutilation, women in film, evil twins, body modification, feminism, and more… (Warning: this unedited podcast contains adult language and subjects that may not be suitable for all listeners.)

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  1. AMERICAN MARY | Written in Blood said, on June 22, 2013 at 10:39 am

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