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Escape from Hell (1980) More at IMDbPro »Femmine infernali (original title)

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Director:
Writers:
Sergio Chiusi (screenplay)
Sergio Chiusi (story)
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Release Date:
27 March 1980 (Italy) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
The Warden's Just Handed Down A Stiff Sentence!
Plot:
A women's prison camp is located deep in the tropical rain forest. Sadistic guards and a warden from hell make life almost unbearable for the inmates... See more » | Add synopsis »
User Reviews:
"Bottom of a porn theater seat" scum of a movie- not bad. See more (14 total) »

Cast

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Anthony Steffen ... Doctor Farrell
Ajita Wilson ... Zaira
Cristina Lay ... Vivienne
Cintia Lodetti ... Katie
Luciano Pigozzi ... The Warden
Serafino Profumo ... Martinez
Maite Nicote ... Mary (as Maite Nicott)
Yael Forti ... Marika
Zaira Zoccheddu ... Lucy
Adelaide Cendra
Angela Martinelli
Gilberto Galimberti ... Luis
Anna Maria Panaro ... Marie Antoinette, the madwoman
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Robert Spafford ... Martinez (voice: English version) (uncredited)

Directed by
Edoardo Mulargia  (as Edward G. Muller)
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Sergio Chiusi  screenplay
Sergio Chiusi  story
Roberto Estévez  screenplay (as Roberto Esteves)
Anthony La Penna  dialogue: English version (as Tony La Penna)
Edoardo Mulargia  screenplay (as Edward G. Muller)

Produced by
Arturo González .... producer
 
Original Music by
Marcello Giombini 
 
Cinematography by
Manuel Mateos (director of photography) (as Valverde Mateos Manuel)
 
Film Editing by
Eugenio Alabiso 
 
Makeup Department
Maria Teresa Carrera .... hair stylist
Giuseppe Ferranti .... makeup artist
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Gilberto Galimberti .... assistant director
 
Art Department
Gumersindo Andrés .... set designer (as Gumersindo Andres Lopez)
 
Sound Department
Anthony La Penna .... dubbing director: English edition (as Tony La Penna)
Sandro Occhetti .... sound mixer
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Maurizio Centini .... camera operator
Marco Sperduti .... assistant camera
 
Editorial Department
Sante Discepoli .... assistant editor
 
Other crew
Marialuce Faccenna .... script girl (as Maria Lucia Faccenna)
Giuseppe Scandue .... production secretary (uncredited)
 
Crew believed to be complete


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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Femmine infernali" - Spain (original title)
"Escape" - USA (video title)
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Runtime:
93 min | UK:88 min (cut)
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The film was rejected for UK cinema in 1980.See more »
Movie Connections:
Referenced in Ban the Sadist Videos! (2005) (V)See more »

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3 out of 4 people found the following review useful.
"Bottom of a porn theater seat" scum of a movie- not bad., 29 January 2005
Author: ericdetrick2002 from Maryland

I must not have done my research or just forgot that I was about to watch a 1980 Italian "women in prison" flick because my jaw dropped upon seeing some of the sex scenes in this. I am wondering if there is an X-rated version floating around out there because it was obvious that there was some real oral sex going on in this movie.

Another reviewer mentioned they thought this was Troma's worst film in their library. You must not have seen all of the Troma films because Troma has some real stinkers. But I wouldn't call this a Troma library film, but a Troma sponsored re-release. There are Troma films and then there are films that Lloyd Kaufman buys the rights to so he can make more cash on them by packaging them and releasing them. This is one of those. I guess if Troma was going to re-release a "women in prison' flick this is fits the Troma standard- trashy.

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