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A woman comes to New York City from Ohio to escape an abusive husband and gets entangled with murderous female vigilantes who prey on abusive men.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Jennifer / Allison
Benja Kay ...
Dt. Billie Perez
Rene Alberta ...
Becky
Tracy Dillon ...
Grace
Freida Hoops ...
Jesse
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Priscilla
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Trish
Beth Dodye Bass ...
Annie
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Grady (as Joseph Pallister)
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Lt. Rizzo (as Arthur Nascarella)
Carl Jasper ...
Carl Varna
James O'Donoghue ...
Det. Cahill
Douglas Gorenstein ...
Snake
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T-Bone
Fatmir Haskaj ...
Josh
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A woman comes to New York City from Ohio to escape an abusive husband and gets entangled with murderous female vigilantes who prey on abusive men.

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Dead men don't rape

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Jesse: Don't fucking call me sweetie!
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Referenced in In the Belly of the Beast (2001) See more »

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Frat Pig
Written and Performed by Tribe 8
Courtesy of Tribe 8 & Alternate Tentacles Records
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A great indie film in the American horror tradition.
20 October 2000 | by (Toronto) – See all my reviews

I managed to see this at a rare screening during the Fantasia Festival a few years back and I was very impressed. Reminded me of early Abel Ferrara (Ms. 45), Wes Craven (Last House on the Left) or even John Cassavetes (Killing of a Chinese Bookie). The basic story involves a young woman (Deborah Twiss), new to NYC, that is saved from being raped by a feminist vigilante gang. The guerillas take her in and give her a job at their front business, a divey strip club, and introduce her to their night-time revenge raids. It gets pretty intense and twisted from there. Political, creepy and sexy. See this if you get the chance, because I don't think it'll make it to your local Blockbusters.


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