|Lili Taylor||Valerie Jean Solanas|
|Jared Harris||Andy Warhol|
|Lothaire Bluteau||Maurice Girodias|
|Stephen Dorff||Candy Darling|
|Peter Friedman||Alan Burke|
Valerie Solanas is an aspiring writer who moves to New York City and supports herself with prostitution. Valerie meets controversial artist Andy Warhol 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.