Tag: MS. 45

January 22, 2014 / / Main Slate

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For most filmmakers, starting a career with features titled 9 LIVES OF A WET PUSSY and THE DRILLER KILLER, would not lead to much – if any – mainstream success. Abel Ferrara may not be a director that has courted Hollywood acceptance but is one that found a way – unlike most of his down and dirty exploitation peers – to strike a balance between the grit of his earliest work and the commercial viability of the type of cynical, excessive genre cinema that would take off in the 1980s.