SILICONE SOUL

When having a relationship with a real human being is too hard, where do you turn? Silicone Soul is a new documentary directed by Melody Gilbert.

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Special guests at the SILICONE SOUL Chicago premiere

At the Chicago premiere of Silicone Soul, at the Gene Siskel Film Center, we had two very special guests: John and his "wife" Jackie. Dressed to the nines, John and Jackie walked the red carpet, stayed for the Q&A and afterwards signed autographs on Jackie’s headshot and posed for pictures with the audience. See it below for yourself how fun were the two screenings!

Read our latest review from Third Coast Review HERE

You might go into Silicone Soul for a laugh or to look at someone in the hopes of feeling better about your own life. But many of the people featured here seem like good people, perhaps lonely or even damaged, seeking comfort wherever they can find it in a world that frequently rejected them long before these dolls entered their lives.
— Steve Prokopy, Third Coast Review
To make a film that examines people who have turned silicone companionship into an actual loving relationship seems almost too easy as a way to mock and belittle those who have chosen such a lifestyle. But director Melody Gilbert has plenty of compassion for her subjects.
— Steve Prokopy, Third Coast Review