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Women's Prison Massacre (1983)
"Blade Violent - I violenti" (original title)

 |  Action, Drama  |  1985 (USA)
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Emanuelle, a reporter, comes just a little too close to exposing a corrupt official, and is sent to prison on trumped-up charges. In the prison, the inmates are constantly humiliated and ... See full summary »

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Complete credited cast:
Laura Gemser ...
Gabriele Tinti ...
Crazy Boy Henderson
Ursula Flores ...
Albina
Maria Romano ...
Antonella Giacomini ...
Irene
Raul Cabrera ...
Victor "Geronimo" Brain
Pierangelo Pozzato ...
Helmut "Blade" von Bauer
Robert Mura ...
Brett O'Hara
Michael Laurant ...
Prison Official
Françoise Perrot ...
Molly, the guard
Jacques Stany ...
District Attorney Robinson
Flo Astair ...
(as Flo Astaire)
Carlo De Mejo ...
Lawman Harrison
Franca Stoppi ...
Head Guard
Lorraine De Selle ...
Colleen, The Warden
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Emanuelle, a reporter, comes just a little too close to exposing a corrupt official, and is sent to prison on trumped-up charges. In the prison, the inmates are constantly humiliated and tortured by the prison staff. Overly affectionate prisoners are forced underwater, while others are obliged to look on. Emanuelle finds an enemy in the deranged Albina, who "runs the prison." For the pleasure of the warden, Emanuelle and Albina are forced to fight each other with knives. Bad becomes worse when four men awaiting execution escape and take over the prison. Gore flows like water. Written by Jonathan Ruskin <JonRuskin@aol.com>

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Laura Gemser has stated unequivocally that Claudio Fragasso actually directed the film. See more »

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Albina: Take my advice and die!
Laura: I'll bite your nipples off!
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The Best Women's Prison Picture I've Ever Seen
9 November 2013 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Women's Prison Massacre transcends the exploitation genre to become a genuinely good film in its own right. Although not for all tastes, those who appreciate this film would be well advised to seek it out.

The film follows reporter Emanuelle (no, not that Emmanuelle)as she is imprisoned on trumped up charges. She finds herself trapped in a hell of violent inmates and corrupt guards and soon has to fight for survival. Things only get worse when a group of male death row inmates shows up.

What separates Women's Prison Massacre from other WIP films is the extremely good filmmaking behind it. Bruno Mattei skillfully constructs a truly grim atmosphere, making excellent use of lighting and shadow, along with a superb soundtrack. Particularly noteworthy is the opening scene, which brings an artsy touch to this genre production. Run out and see it now!


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