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    Abel Ferrara Talks The Return Of 'Ms. 45,' Courting Controversy, His Upcoming Film About Pier Paolo Pasolini & More

    There are few directors who could count a porno among their early works ("9 Lives of a Wet Pussy," in case you're wondering), but then again, there are few filmmakers like Abel Ferrara. Perhaps he was always destined to court controversy, but that hasn't diminished Ferrara's distinctive, kinetic and...

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    Death Walks in High Heels: The Silent Avenger of Abel Ferrara's Ms. 45

    In recent years there has been a surge of renewed appreciation for the rape-revenge film, but the essential one is 'Ms. 45.'

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    Abel Ferrara Doesn't Want To Talk About 'The King Of New York' Prequel But Says Michael Pitt Would've Starred

    While there are no shortage of descriptions for Abel Ferrara—auteur, provacateur, New York city icon—they fail to capture the complexity of man whose body of work has captured acclaim and controversy, often at the same time. And one of the pictures that continues to resonate more than two decades af...

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    Watch: A Mute Seamstress Goes on a Homicidal Rampage in Trailer for Abel Ferrara's 'Ms. 45' Re-Release

    Drafthouse Films has released the theatrical trailer for the re-release of Abel Ferrara's cult classic, "Ms.45." The trailer, cut by "Hobo With a Shotgun" director Jason Eisener, gives the first look of the film remastered in HD.

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    Watch: Trailer For Re-Release Of Abel Ferrara’s 1981 Revenge Thriller 'Ms. 45' Plus Great Poster

    Can we get a little shout out to Drafthouse Films? As the majors continue to put more money into big franchises (see everything being released in 2015), it's guys like Drafthouse (and A24, Roadside Attractions, IFC Films, etc.) that keep cinephiles excited. And in addition to taking on challenging f...

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    Drafthouse Films Nabs Abel Ferrara's 1981 Revenge Thriller 'Ms. 45' for Remastered Theatrical and Blu-ray Release (TRAILER)

    Drafthouse Films has snapped up North American rights to Abel Ferrara's 1981 classic revenge thriller "Ms. 45," which follows a mute garment seamstress (the late Zoe Lund) who starts a homicidal rampage against the NYC male population after she's fallen victim to one too many assaults. Check out the...

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    Werner Herzog Meets Abel Ferrara And Talks Shop In Switzerland: 'I have done things I have never done before'

    Werner Herzog is having a productive week in Switzerland. For the duration of the Locarno Film Festival, which concludes its 66th edition on Sunday, Herzog has been the subject of a career retrospective that includes an outdoor screening of his profound jungle epic “Fitzcarraldo” as well as his most...

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    Willem Dafoe To Play Pier Paolo Pasolini In Biopic Directed By Abel Ferrara

    Announced way back at the beginning of the year, this is a bit of news we missed, forgot about and are now reminded that not only is it actually a thing, but that it's very much moving forward. Provocateur Abel Ferrara, who is currently finishing up "Welcome To New York," a movie based on the Domini...

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    Juliette Binoche, Jodie Foster & More Reportedly Eyed For Abel Ferrara's Dominique Strauss-Kahn Pic As Isabelle Adjani Drops Out

    So remember about a year ago when Abel Ferrara was talking up his next movie, one that would be inspired/based on disgraced French politician Dominique Strauss-Kahn? While producers were cagier, Ferrara was talking up a shoot last summer with Gerard Depardieu in the lead role, with Isabelle Adjani t...

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    Abel Ferrara to Appear in Silent Italian Film From 'The Legend of Kaspar Hauser' Director Davide Manuli

    What is “4:44 Last Day on Earth” writer-director Abel Ferrara doing in a silent Italian film? Only filmmaker Davide Manuli can say for sure.

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