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3.8
989 Ratings

Ms. 45

Directed by Abel Ferrara
United States, 1981
Crime, Drama, Thriller
  • English
  • Turkish

Synopsis

A mute woman gets raped twice coming home from work and decides to take matters into her own hands. She dresses suggestively and roams the streets alone, reaking vengeance upon anyone who tries to take advantage of her.

Our take

17-year-old Zoë Lund takes centre stage as traumatised victim turned vigilante in Abel Ferrara’s rape-revenge exploitation film. Like Scorsese’s Taxi Driver before it, this cult classic is a furiously subversive indictment of an especially nasty era of New York City.

Ms. 45 Directed by Abel Ferrara

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