edie, baby. such a tender and glowing girl. she reminds me a lot of myself. it was hard getting through this because 1. parts of it seemed kind of exploitative of edie?? and 2. it's incredibly hard watching her downfall. but, she's such a wonder to watch on screen truly
Crazy, wierd, at times alluring and often icky - the scenes with a "contemporary" Edie do NOT seem like acting, and if they indeed are not, they are horribly exploitative. Odd subplot seems shoved in near the end to give the piece some sort of meaning. Still, you can't really look away, and it sticks with you.
4 stars for the often incoherent yet tantalizing film (which became an eerie semi-documentary on the troubled lead actress). And one more very bright (and eventually burned out) shining star for the "tragic magic" that was the life of the lovely and intriguing "Factory Girl" herself, Edie Sedgwick.