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The upcoming approach of the Sundance Film Festival also means the subsequent arrival of the 2016 Slamdance Film Festival, which will be taking place from January 22-28. Slamdance has devoted itself to showcasing the work of several first-time filmmakers, and “Chemical Cut” is no exception.
The debut of director-writer-star Marjorie Conrad, a former “America’s Next Top Model” contestant, “Chemical Cut” turns her vast experience in the modeling industry into a surreal dark comedy.
Conrad plays Irene, a 23-year-old misfit who hopes that a newfound modeling career will save her from a dead-end life in retail. However, she is soon disillusioned by the absurdity, eccentricity and fragile egos of her profession. Irene’s career and life continue to crumble around her until an encounter with an unknown performer (played by the late San Francisco drag icon Vicki Marlane) sparks her imagination once again.
Check out our exclusive trailer above.