Directed by Frankie Latina
Black Licorice Nicole Johnson
Director Holiday Danny Trejo
Dallas Deacon Mark Borchardt
Casey Thunderbird Barry Poltermann
Robert Glenn Jones
Stanley Cashay Randy Russell
Directed by Frankie Latina
A wild throwback to '70s grindhouse movies, Modus Operandi is shockingly violent and even more entertaining.
It tells the twisted tale of CIA black-ops specialist Stanley Cashay (Randy Russell), who lives in drunken depravity after the murder of his wife. He is called back into service when highly sensitive tapes are stolen from the President. With the help of his flamboyant fellow operatives Casey Thunderbird (Barry Poltermann) and Black Licorice (Nikki Johnson), he attempts to track them down, leaving a bloody trail in his wake. But the contents of the tapes are more explosive than Cashay could have conceived, placing the nation at the edge of catastrophe, with only the enigmatic and sadistic Director Holiday (Danny Trejo) in a position to stop it.
Director Frankie Latina took four years to direct this lovingly constructed ode to disreputable genre flicks, all of it shot in his hometown of Milwaukee. He mashes together Blaxploitation, gore, Italian giallo, Japanese gangster flicks and much more into an irresistible guilty pleasure.
"If you ever wondered what a James Bond film directed by Ed Wood would look like, here is your answer." - Benjamin Spacek, Las Vegas Weekly
"There is a special pleasure to be had in 'Modus Operandi'" -Roger Ebert, Chicago Sun-Times
- Official Selection AFI Fest
Interested in bringing Modus Operandi to your school or library? If you'd like to have an in-class viewing, on-campus screening, or purchase the DVD for your library's collection, please contact Estelle Grosso at EDU@kinolorber.com or call (212) 629-6880 with your request.
Modus Operandi may also be available with Public Performance Rights (PPR) and Digital Site Licensing (DSL) for colleges and universities. To purchase the DVD with PPR or DSL, please contact Estelle Grosso at EDU@kinolorber.com or call (212) 629-6880. Click here to learn more at Kino Lorber Edu.
RT @NuartTheatre: We will have very special #RUMBLE Q&As on 8/25, 8/26 & 8/29! Information/Tickets: https://t.co/jBoPnMFzGa @RumbleFilm @Ki…
Bong the elephant heads to Nashville next – @sundancefest award winner POP AYE opens Friday at the @Belcourt: https://t.co/4H1Y70Gl7S
Just in time for @SWAIA, Native American rock doc @RumbleFilm opens Friday at the @VCCSantaFe: https://t.co/so4HyHkDy0
RT @mattsinger: The liner notes for @KinoLorber's ADVENTURES OF CAPTAIN MARVEL Blu-ray is the coolest-looking thing I’ve ever been remotely…
RT @ebertvoices: THE WOUND is a dark and stirring variation on the standard coming-of-age narrative https://t.co/BzNnJgth7R via @petersob13…
RT @nytimesarts: A teen unafraid of his sexuality meets a terrible double standard in “The Wound” https://t.co/8AP4CgibTc
Winnipeg: discover a lost chapter in rock 'n' roll history when @RumbleFilm opens 8/19 at @WinnipegFilm https://t.co/lzjZlyy37w
RT @KLStudioClassic: Coming October 31st! Junior Bonner (1972) Special Edition Loaded with Extras! https://t.co/X5qa0XlF0O https://t.co/cNY…
RT @VIFFest: Still time to grab @RumbleFilm tickets and rock out to music icons like Link Wray, Jimi Hendrix & Buffy Sainte-Marie https://t…
Inquiries & Press
333 W. 39th St., Ste. 503
New York, NY 10018
Tel. (800) 562-3330
Fax. (212) 714-0871
Press & Media
For publicity assistance and press inquiries please contact us by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or calling 212-629-6880.