Ms. 45


(Abel Ferrara, 1981).
An unlikely, low-budget exploitation amalgam of Death Wish and Johnny Belinda, Abel Ferrara’s second movie achieved instant cult status: A mute seamstress, suffering the Job-like misfortune of being raped twice in one afternoon, goes on a “rape” spree all her own-picking up and mowing down a succession of obnoxious men.

Thu., Aug. 21, 7 p.m.; Sat., Aug. 23, 9 p.m., 2008

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