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Hellhole Women (1981)

Sadomania - Hölle der Lust (original title)
Unrated | | Action, Adventure, Crime | 3 June 1981 (Spain)
A newlywed couple in love finds a seemingly desolate place to park the car and make love. Soon, they will face prison's cruel reality.

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(as Jess Franco)

Writers:

(screenplay), (screenplay) (as Gunter Ebert)
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Ajita Wilson ...
Magda Hurtado / Man Having Sex with Lucas
Andrea Guzon ...
Mercedes Llorens 'Coñito' (as Andrea Guzzon)
Ursula Buchfellner ...
Tara Lindberg (as Ursula Fellner)
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Governor Mendoza (as Robert Foster)
Uta Koepke ...
Olga Kowalski
Ángel Caballero ...
Gina Janssen ...
Loba Mendoza (as Gina Jansen)
Otto Retzer ...
Mario
Tania Sandoval ...
Miriam
Diana Capdevila ...
Head wardess
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Lucas
Consuelo Tejera
María del Carmen González
Patricia Quow ...
Juna
María Encarna Tejera
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Storyline

In Spain, a newlywed couple parks their car in a deserted land to make love and they trespass a private property. They are taken to a women's prison and the husband is released while his wife is arrested and forced to hard labor. Soon she learns that the women in the prison are submitted to sexual abuse to satisfy the sadistic and lesbian warden and the impotent governor and his bisexual wife. Meanwhile her husband returns to the prison with a friend expecting to rescue his wife while Kanita and Tara are sold to a brothel. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Perverse! Jess Franco Pours On The Sleaze!


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1.85 : 1
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In the scene where Lucas is seen having sex with a young man, the role of the young man is actually played by lead actress Ajita Wilson, minus her wig and wearing a fake mustache. See more »

Goofs

In the scenes where Mario is rescuing the girls at the brothel and at the prison, he changes from pants to shorts, and then back to pants again. See more »

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Dumb, fun an reprehensible
10 April 2001 | by (Denmark) – See all my reviews

This is the story of a young woman, kidnapped on her honeymoon, and send to a womens prison, somewhere in the latin world. Her husband spends the rest of the movie trying to save her. That, however is only an excuse for a story, as the real focus of the film are the scenes of degradation committed to the female inmates. This being a Jess Franco movie, you know you're in for a treat, if you're a badfilm fan. It is reprehensible, but most of all, this movie is just silly fun although in a seriously un-PC way. The film is astonishingly misogynistic, and that is unforgivable, but it is fun to see how cheaply this movie was made. A prisoner is eaten by a plastic crocodile, guards are armed with toyguns, the governors car is a beaten up Simca 2000 and the costumes are a riot. Jess Franco himself, however, has the most memorable scene in the movie as he is sodomised by a black youth in his role as a slavetrader. The role as the prisonwarden is played by the late american transsexual actress Ajita Wilson.


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