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...and the Wild Wild Women (1959)
"Nella città l'inferno" (original title)

 -  Drama  -  24 May 1961 (USA)
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Miranda Campa ...
Ida Maroni
Umberto Spadaro ...
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Virginia Benati ...
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A harsh study about the grim realities of life in a non-coed, totally female prison environment. Story concerns a young girl who comes to prison and experiences the entire prison subculture. The inmates she befriends vary from big tough dangerous dames to smaller submissive ladies who are totally lost in prison life. Written by Anonymous

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A "Chicago" Italian Style
15 March 2004 | by (Los Angeles, USA) – See all my reviews

Giulietta Masina turns upside down her usual waif and Anna Magnani is simply fantastic in this, entertaining, bitter, masterful "dramedy". If the Roxie Hart story could become a musical (Chicago) "Nella città l'inferno" should become an opera. The simple, vulnerable Masina, unjustly accused and convicted, falls under the wing of seasoned inmate Magnani. The scenes between this two actresses - with Magnani dominating, gloriously - are so beautifully drawn that it should be a must for film scholars. Unfortunately not available even on Italian home video.

Keep an eye for retrospectives of Masina or Magnani or if in Italy on TV very, very late at night.

Update! March 2007 It's out in DVD but without English subtitles! Incredible but true.


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