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Synopsis: Abel Ferrara’s (Bad Lieutenant, King Of New York) 1981 revenge thriller classic Ms. 45 follows a mute garment-district seamstress – played by the late model/actress/musician/screenwriter Zoë Lund – who after falling victim to multiple unspeakable assaults, ignites her one-woman homicidal rampage against New York City’s entire male population. Now remastered in HD from the original negative materials, Ms. 45 returns to theaters this December and debuts on DVD and Blu-ray uncut for the first time in North America.


Crime / Drama / Thriller





Run Time

80 minutes


Zoë Lund (Thana )
Bogey (Phil)
Albert Sinkys (Albert)
Darlene Stuto (Laurie)
Helen McGara (Carol)
Nike Zachmanoglou (Pamela)
Abel Ferrara (1st Rapist)
Peter Yellen (Burglar)
Editta Sherman (Mrs. Nasone)

Directed by

Abel Ferrara

Executive Producer

Rochelle Weisberg

Edited by

Christopher Andrews


Joe Delia


James Lemmo

Prod. Company

Navaron Films


Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films - USA - 1981

Saturn Award for Best Low-Budget Film


Had Herzog seen it, he might have recognized Ferrara as a fellow genius, and one as weird as himself. - Peter Keough, Boston Globe

The sexual politics of Ms. 45 are blunt and easy to read, and the picture is riotously cathartic. - Stephanie Zacharek, Village Voice


Rotten Tomatoes - 90% Tomatometer - [Rotten Tomatoes]

Country of Origin


Production Year


Aspect Ratio

1.85 : 1

Sound Mix



Arriflex 35 IIA


35 mm

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