Ms. 45

Original title: Ms. 45
Director: Abel Ferrara
Screenplay: Nicholas St. John
Director of Photography: James Lemmo
Editor: Christopher Andrews
Music: Joe Delia
Country: USA
Year of production: 1981
Length (min): 80
Language: English
Subtitles: Czech
Sales: Park Circus
Section: PROFIL: Abel Ferrara

Thana is a mute seamstress who sets off on a wild path of revenge against all men after she is raped twice in a single day. A .45 calibre pistol becomes her best friend. The film plays with the exploitation genre and the “revenge for rape” narrative, relying on Zoë Tamerlis's performance, who was seventeen at that time and whom you can see also in Ferrara's Bad Lieutenant. Controversial at that time, Ms.45 has become a cult classic.

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