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A film that could only be made in Milwaukee, where life is CHEAP!
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A revenge tale about a desperate C.I.A. agent on a mission to find the man who murdered his wife. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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Cast

  (in credits order)
Randy Russell ... Stanley Cashay

Danny Trejo ... Director Holiday

Mark Borchardt ... Dallas Deacon
Michael Sottile ... Squire Parks

Barry Poltermann ... Casey Thunderbird
Nikki Johnson ... Black Licorice

Mark Metcalf ... Copper Gore

Andrew Swant ... Agent Xanadu

Bobby Ciraldo ... Marcello Maserati
Patrick Buckley ... The Cowboy
Sam Norman ... Adonis (as Samwell)
Sarah Price ... Agent Airheart

Robert Glenn Jones ... CIA Supervisor
Ayesha Mohan ... Ayesha Ayesha
Michael Sean Hayden ... Surveillance Double Agent

Kelly Cunningham ... Josephina
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Tara Angilello ... Sadi Main
Peter Batchelder ... Guard #1
Carlo Besasie ... Vinnie Tortellini
Elizabeth Bolin ... Bikini Girl #1

Carey Borth ... Bride Zombie
Bryan S. Braun ... Zombie
Tate Bunker ... Van Driver
Brent Allen Caputo ... Zombie

Darrel Cherney ... Shirtless Kisser
Loren S. Common ... Secret Service Agent #3
Adrian Israel Deleon ... The Cleaner
Ryan Dembroski ... Guard #3
Jacob Derrick ... Mercenary

Shalyse Dominique ... Kohe
Andy Gorzalski ... CIA Agent
Steve Guzlecki ... Box Office Clerk

Joshua Hall ... Presidential convention delegate
Emily Margaret Heitzer ... Mrs. Squire Parks
Jennifer Johung ... Jo Jo
Ken Keen ... Mercenary
Scott Kempinski ... Mercenary

Jennifer Kim ... Chop Sticks
Alexis Knaak ... Murder Victim #3
Shawn LaPrest ... Secret Service Agent #2
Frankie Latina ... The Red Fox
Xav Leplae ... The One-Eyed Man
Dominic Miskel ... Convention audience
Natasha Nafrini ... Aspiring Actress
Dani Nardi ... Isis Maryland
Troy Nicholas ... Secret Service Agent #1
Eamonn O'Neill ... McCormick Hardcastle
Dan Ollman ... The Specialist
Vanessa Parker ... Murder Victim
Ryan Plato ... Guard #2
Tina Poppy ... Agent Poppyseed
Drew Rosas ... Horror Film Director (as Andrew Rosas)
Marc D. Sanders ... Presidential Convention Delegate
Mike Schank ... Zombie
Liza Scharhag ... Zarana
Lena Song ... Bikini Girl #2
Leah Stuller ... Venchenza Esposito
John Swan ... Avi Aflalo
Reaiah True ... Stanley's Wife
Maureen Waoh-Tobin ... Black Ice
Gamila White ... Waitress
R. Alice Wilson ... Murder Victim #2

Directed by
Frankie Latina 
 
Writing credits
Frankie Latina  story and screenplay and
Andrew Swant  screenplay

Mark Borchardt  additional material
Ryan Plato  additional material
Randy Russell  additional material

Produced by
Janet Beasley .... co-executive producer
Bobby Ciraldo .... executive producer
Shalyse Dominique .... producer
Laurie Foote .... producer
Mark Foote .... producer
Andy Gorzalski .... associate producer
Sasha Grey .... producer
Jonathan Hanusa .... associate producer (as Jon Hanusa)
Nikki Johnson .... co-executive producer
Christian Kocinski .... associate producer
Jon Krill .... producer
Zebedee LeTendre .... producer
Barry Poltermann .... producer
Bob Schweizer .... associate producer
Michael Sottile .... associate producer
John W. Stech .... associate producer (as Dr. John W. Stech)
Chuck Stewart .... associate producer
Jeanie Stewart .... associate producer
Andrew Swant .... producer
Alicia Torres .... associate producer
Danny Trejo .... executive producer
Gilbert Trejo .... producer
Jack Turner .... executive producer
Tami M. Williams .... associate producer
Sean Williamson .... producer
 
Original Music by
Peter Batchelder 
Ray Chi 
Didier Leplae 
Nick Pipitone 
Joe Riepenhoff 
Renato Umali 
Joe Wong 
 
Cinematography by
Mark Escribano 
 
Art Direction by
Frankie Latina 
 
Makeup Department
Cory Bova .... special makeup effects artist
Bill Forsche .... special makeup effects assistance
Kelly Hendzel .... makeup artist
Drew Rosas .... special makeup effects artist
Bik Wong .... makeup artist
 
Art Department
Eric Arsnow .... illustrator
Peter Barrickman .... painter
Dan Braun .... graphic design
Todd Gnacinski .... illustrator
George Gorgolis .... carpenter
Jordan Bree Long .... art department
Alvaro Rendon .... painter
Ray Roy .... graphic design
 
Sound Department
Travis Auclair .... foley artist
Peter Batchelder .... sound recordist
Dave Kiehl .... foley artist
Didier Leplae .... sound designer
Didier Leplae .... sound recordist
Drew Rosas .... foley artist
Andrew Swant .... sound designer
Andrew Swant .... sound mixer
Chris James Thompson .... sound recordist
Jonah Whipp .... sound recordist
 
Special Effects by
Christian Kocinski .... special effects
 
Visual Effects by
Oliver Franklin Anderson .... logo animation
Dave Kiehl .... visual effects
 
Stunts
Kevin Przybylinski .... stunt coordinator
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Dave Andrae .... camera operator
Carlo Besasie .... camera operator
Carlo Besasie .... director of photography: second unit
Tate Bunker .... camera operator
Dane Haman .... set photographer
Dave Kiehl .... set photographer
Michael Kubaszak .... assistant camera
Frankie Latina .... camera operator
Xav Leplae .... camera operator
Ryan Plato .... key grip
Joe Spang .... grip
Andrew Swant .... camera operator
Jonah Whipp .... camera operator
Jonah Whipp .... director of photography: second unit
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Meg Marciniak .... costume department
Jennifer Rau .... costume department
Bik Wong .... wardrobe assistant
 
Editorial Department
Ryan Plato .... additional editor
Drew Rosas .... additional editor
Andrew Swant .... additional editor
Michael T. Vollmann .... editorial department
 
Location Management
Steve Guzlecki .... location engineer
 
Music Department
Frank L. Anderson .... original music
 
Transportation Department
Timothy Warren Hansen .... picture car coordinator
 
Other crew
Frank L. Anderson .... logo sound design
Mark Cardona .... production assistant
Nick Dropp .... production assistant
Jacob Fiering .... production assistant
Armahn Gonzalez .... production assistant
Sasha Grey .... presenter
Amanda C. Griffin .... production assistant
Jonathan Hanusa .... production assistant (as Jon Hanusa)
Max Hey .... production assistant
Austin Myles Jackson .... production assistant
Annie Jeeves .... publicist
Andrew Jenson .... production assistant
David J. Latina .... spiritual advisor
Matt Ott .... production assistant
Kevin Przybylinski .... production assistant
Robert Schoonover .... production assistant
Stephen Schoonover .... production assistant
John W. Stech .... medical advisor (as Dr. John W. Stech)
Jack Turner .... sales agent
 

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Also Known As:
"Frankie Latina's Modus Operandi" - USA (alternative title)
"Sasha Grey Presents Modus Operandi" - USA (alternative title)
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80 min
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The film is presented by former adult film star Sasha Grey. She introduced the film at the IFC center in New York, with Danny Trejo and Mark Borchardt also in attendance.See more »
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2 out of 2 people found the following review useful.
Is Not What it Could Have Been, 17 July 2014
Author: arfdawg-1 from United States

First, here's the plot from IMDb

Two briefcases with mysterious contents are stolen from top Presidential candidate Squire Parks, setting off a deadly series of double-crosses and betrayals.

Desperate warring factions of subterranean organizations will stop at nothing to gain possession of the sensitive material. A covert branch of the CIA calls on notorious Black Ops agent Stanley Cashay, who has been barely existing in a semi-comatose twilight since the murder of his wife.

Cashay is offered the identity of his wife's killer in exchange for locating and returning the cases. Agent Cashay uses the most dangerous weapons at his command, the telephone and his reputation, to unleash a bizarre assortment of operatives, including the deliciously sleazy Casey Thunderbird and exotic Tokyo-based special agent Black Licorice. Along with scores of other beguiling rogues, they initiate a horrifying chain of events, including ruthless torture and brutal killings.

OK I watched this movie and didn't get any of this from it!

And I'm torn about the review to give it. Here's why:

In terms of the flavor of the movie, it's extraordinary. It's absolutely spot on true to 70s exploitation flicks. How they found some of the set s and locations is beyond me. On this I would give it a freaking 10. It's extraordinarily creative.

But then there's the story. There is none. It's all look and no feel. And that's unfortunate because this really could have been a spectacular movie!

It needs a way better script.

So in the end I have to give it a 5 for trying but nor making it there.

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