The hot Katharine Isabelle ('Ginger Snaps', 'Freddy vs Jason') plays the title role of 'American Mary' in the latest offering from sibling filmmaking team Jen and Sylvia Soska ('Dead Hooker in a Trunk'). A whole host of new stills from the cutting thriller have arrived available below. Paula Lindberg ('A Town Called Eureka'), Julia Maxwell, Antonio Cupo ('Dark Angel'), David Lovgren, Twan Holliday and Tristan Risk all co-star. UK audiences will be able to check out 'American Mary' for a limited theatrical run kicking off on 11 January just before it lands on DVD and Blu-ray from 21 January. XLrator Media recently picked up the North American distribution rights but an actual release date is not quite set in stone as yet. Head below for the new additions to the gallery.
"Struggling to make financial ends meet while studying to be a surgeon, talented medical student Mary Mason (Katharine Isabelle) finds herself reduced to applying for work at a local strip joint in order to pay off her mounting debts. During her interview, she is unexpectedly called upon to perform some illegal emergency surgery on one of the club’s clients and is instantly rewarded with a significant cash payment.
Word of Mary’s scalpel-work soon reaches one of the club’s dancers, Beatress Johnson (Tristan Risk), who approaches her offering to pay handsomely for some off-the-books, extreme body-modification work on a friend. The ensuing surgery is a huge success and Mary’s skills soon attract the attention of an underground network of high-paying clientele, all looking for someone to administer procedures and body-mod work unavailable through the usual legal channels.
However, the allure of the easy money and the increasingly bizarre work she is commissioned to perform begins to leave a mark on Mary, and when an incident involving the established surgeons she once idolized leaves her traumatised, “Bloody Mary”, as she has come to be known, responds in the only way she knows how."
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