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Release Date:
February 1979 (USA) See more »
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That Infamous "Ilsa" Woman Is Back See more »
Plot:
Ilsa, now a vicious warden, runs a mental-hospital for young women. A girl deliberately "checks" in... See more » | Add synopsis »
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The Cinema of Jesus Franco: Ilsa, The Wicked Warden. See more (35 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order)
Dyanne Thorne ... Greta
Tania Busselier ... Abbie Phillips

Lina Romay ... Juana
Eric Falk ... Pablo Rego
Angela Ritschard ... Rosa Phillips
Howard Maurer ... Governor
Esther Studer ... No. 24
Peggy Markoff ... No. 14
Esther Moser ... No. 18

Jesús Franco ... Dr. Milton Arcos (as Jess Franco)
Dagmar Bürger ... No. 9
Lorli Bucher ... Wardress
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Sandra L. Brennan
Alex Exler
Karl Gysling ... Prisoner
Roman Huber ... Prisoner
Mike Lederer ... Prisoner
Sigad Sharaf ... No. 20

Directed by
Jesús Franco 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Erwin C. Dietrich  (as Manfred Gregor)
Jesús Franco  (as Jess Franco)

Produced by
Erwin C. Dietrich .... producer
 
Original Music by
Walter Baumgartner 
 
Cinematography by
Ruedi Küttel 
 

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Also Known As:
"Greta - Haus ohne Männer" - Canada (original title)
"Greta the Mad Butcher" - Canada (English title) (imdb display title)
"Greta the Torturer" - Europe (English title) (informal alternative title)
"Greta, the Mad Butcher" - Europe (English title) (informal title)
"Greta, the Sadist" - Europe (English title) (informal alternative title)
"Ilsa, the Wicked Warden" - International (English title) (DVD title)
"Ilsa: Absolute Power" - International (English title) (new title)
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Runtime:
Argentina:95 min | Germany:86 min | USA:90 min | UK:87 min
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1.66 : 1 See more »
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Certification:
Argentina:18 | Australia:RC | Canada:R (Ontario) | Canada:18+ (Québec) | Norway:18 (2007) | UK:18 | USA:X (self applied) | West Germany:18
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Uses same sets as Barbed Wire Dolls (1976).See more »
Quotes:
Juana:Lick my boots now. I mean it. Come on.
[Abbie licks her left boot]
Juana:Okay, the other one.
[Abbit licks her right boot thoroughly]
Abbie Phillips:Will that be all?
Juana:No. When I asked you to wash me, you refused. You'll make up for that.
[hands Abbie a tissue, then stands up and bends over slightly]
Juana:Wipe my culo.
[Abbie wipes her and throws the tissue aside]
Juana:Oh, you're not done yet. Now you'll really eat it. Come on, lick my culo. Don't you wanna know about Rosa Phillips?
[...]
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9 out of 11 people found the following review useful.
The Cinema of Jesus Franco: Ilsa, The Wicked Warden., 2 September 2004

Ilsa, The Wicked Warden (1977) was the last of the Ilsa "franchise"s. I don't even think it's was a true "Ilsa" film. However it's been labeled here in the 'States as a legit Ilsa picture so I will refer to it as such. The ever reliable Jesus Franco makes a real sleaze fest with this film. I always wondered why this movie and Barbed Wire Dolls seem so similar (The ever frugal Mr. Franco shot it back to back along with The Wicked Warden).

A not so bright woman wants to know what happened to her sister. She decides to "break into prison" and search for some clues. Unfortunately she finds out some hard facts about her sister first hand. Jesus Franco co-stars along with his protégé Lina Romay (who was at the peak of her hotness) as a female inmate. Dyanne Thorne stars as "Ilsa" a.k.a. Wanda. Your average sleazy women in prison flick that has one wicked ending.

If you enjoy Ilsa the Wicked Warden then by all means watch Barbed Wire Dolls. An even sleazier Women in Prison flick with all of Franco's trademark weirdness and raunchiness straight from his bizarro mind scape. Great stuff and a must for all Ilsa fans.

Highly recommended.

Lina Romay was one hot woman.

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