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Barbed Wire Dolls (1976)
"Frauengefängnis" (original title)

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Maria da Guerra
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Carlos Costa (as Paul Müller)
Monica Swinn ...
The Wardress (as Monika Swinn)
Roger Darton ...
Milton Warren
Ronald Weiss ...
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Martine Stedil ...
Bertha Contrini
Eric Falk ...
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Peggy Markoff ...
Pompadour (as Peggy Markhoff)
Nathalie Mann
Denis Torre
Raymond Hardy ...
José (as Ray Hardy)
Beni Cardoso ...
Rosaria Cortina
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[Maria finds a dead mouse under the food on her plate]
Maria da Guerra: Ah! A mouse!
Guard: What's wrong?
Maria da Guerra: I found a mouse here on my plate. Look at it!
Guard: So what? It adds protein to your diet.
[Guard pushes Maria's face onto the plate]
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Good Jess Franco horror...
15 October 2009 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

I thought that Barbed Wire Dolls was a good film The story is about a girl called Maria da Guerra who is sentenced to prison for life, after killing her father who had tried to rape her. On her arrival at the prison she is taken to a special section for mentally disturbed prisoners, where torture, rape and violence is a part of everyday life. One day the regional governor of the prison arrives, claiming that received a letter from one of the prisoners, describing the horrible events going on in the prison. Also Carlos Costa, who is a male nurse who is pretending to be the prison doctor. He falls in love with Maria who kills him with a pair of scissors. I thought that this was a very violent film, with some pretty strong senses of sex and nudity, that may be too much for some viewers.


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