Lacking a formal narrative, Warhol's art house classic follows various residents of the Chelsea Hotel in 1966 New York City, presented in a split screen with a single audio track in conjunction with one side of screen.
Did You Know?
's mother, on seeing the film, sued Andy Warhol
, as she had not signed a release allowing Warhol to use footage of her in the film. Warhol then paid the actors $1000 each for their releases. See more
Who wants to be an angel?
Referenced in Fear, Panic & Censorship