Former Mexican Federale Machete plays by his own rules. After a harrowing encounter with drug lord Torrez, the shadowy Booth offers Machete the opportunity to assassinate the unscrupulous Senator McLaughlin. When Machete discovers he’s been set up, he turns to fierce taco queen Luz, armed holy man Padre, and socialite April to go after Booth, but before they can get to him, Machete’s gang will have to face blade-wielding ICE agent Sartana, who never met a man she couldn’t flay.
Brought to the screen by the creators of the hit doc “The People vs. George Lucas,” “Doc of the Dead” delves deep into the evolution of the zombie genre in film and literature, as well as its impact and influence on pop culture, to deliver a comprehensive, fast-paced, highly entertaining look at a contemporary social pandemic of global proportions. [Synopsis courtesy of SXSW]
Ex-Federale agent MACHETE is recruited by the President of the United States for a mission which would be impossible for any mortal man – he must take down a madman revolutionary and an eccentric billionaire arms dealer who has hatched a plan to spread war and anarchy across the planet.