It’s the opening night of Toronto After Dark Film Festival and I’m standing in the pass-holder line, which stretches down the street and all the way around the block. It’s pouring rain. Two young women in white mini-dresses and scissors in their pockets are running around, sans umbrella, hugging fans in line and thanking them for coming out for the Canadian premiere of their second feature film, American Mary (review).
The Canadian sibling duo, Sylvia and Jen, better known as the Soska Twins, write, direct, and act in American Mary, the follow up to their grindhouse flick, Dead Hooker in a Trunk. After the packed screening I made my way across the street with the twins to the Toronto After Dark pub party, sitting down in a moody, red-velvet booth to chat about all things American Mary. READ MORE