“Twisted Twins” Jen and Sylvia Soska are back with their stunning follow-up to the indie hit DEAD HOOKER IN A TRUNK. Eli Roth and Clive Barker are huge fans of the Canadian twins, who are the "Next Big Thing in Horror."
AMERICAN MARY is the story of a medical student named Mary who grows broke and disenchanted with medical school and the established doctors she once idolized. The allure of easy money sends a desperate Mary through the messy world of underground surgeries, which leaves more marks on her than the so-called freakish clientele.
Appearances are everything.
AMERICAN MARY is available on VOD and will be in theaters on May 31st.
The Soska sisters have always loved film. Since childhood, they have been heavily involved in acting, with a special place in their twisted little hearts for horror. They trained in martial arts, and attended a film school that included an intensive stunt program.
For one of their final film projects, they prepared to do a short film only to have their funding for the project pulled. Undeterred, they went ahead with the project on their own assembling cast and crew, doing production on their own time, and paying for it out of their own pockets.
They decided to make their short film a fake trailer, in the trend of Rodriguez and Tarantino's GRINDHOUSE, which, at the time, was in theaters. The school had a list of things too inappropriate to be included and they made sure to include everything on that list and then some.
The title of that trailer was DEAD HOOKER IN A TRUNK, which went on to become their debut film - they wrote, directed, produced, starred in, and performed the stunts.
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