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Director:
Writers:
Claudio Fragasso (writer)
Olivier Lefait (writer)
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Release Date:
1985 (USA) See more »
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Makes "Scarface" look like a Sunday school picnic! See more »
Plot:
Emanuelle, a reporter, comes just a little too close to exposing a corrupt official, and is sent to prison on trumped-up charges... See more » | Add synopsis »
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The Best Women's Prison Picture I've Ever Seen See more (18 total) »

Cast

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Laura Gemser ... Emanuelle
Gabriele Tinti ... Crazy Boy Henderson
Ursula Flores ... Albina
Maria Romano ... Laura
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
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Omero Capanna ... Prison Transport Driver (uncredited)
Lewis E. Ciannelli ... District Attorney (voice: English version) (uncredited)
Carolyn De Fonseca ... Albina (voice: English version) (uncredited)
John Gayford ... Brett O'Hara (voice: English version) (uncredited)
Giuseppe Marrocco ... Giornalista (uncredited)

Ted Rusoff ... Crazy Boy Henderson (voice: English version) (uncredited)
Susan Spafford ... Colleen - The Warden (voice: English version) (uncredited)
Pat Starke ... Emanuelle (voice: English version) (uncredited)

Directed by
Bruno Mattei  (as Gilbert Roussel)
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Claudio Fragasso  writer
Olivier Lefait  writer

Produced by
Jean Lefait .... executive producer
 
Original Music by
Luigi Ceccarelli 
 
Cinematography by
Henry Frogers  (as Henry Froger)
 
Film Editing by
Gilbert Kikoïne 
 
Production Design by
Charles Finelli 
 
Production Management
Walter Brandi .... production supervisor (as Walter Bigari)
Sergio Cortona .... production supervisor
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Claudio Fragasso .... second unit director
Olivier Gérard .... assistant director (as Gerard Olivier)
 
Art Department
Charles Finelli .... construction engineer
Bruno Schiavi .... upholsterer
 
Sound Department
Robert Beauchamp .... sound
 
Stunts
Ottaviano Dell'Acqua .... stunts
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Carlo Aquari .... assistant camera
Giovanni Leacche .... still photographer
Jean-Paul Pradier .... camera operator
 
Other crew
Catherine Lefait .... continuity
Graziella Marsetti .... continuity (as Graziella Marzetti)
Gabrielle Rossini .... production administrator
 
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Also Known As:
"Blade Violent - I violenti" - Italy (original title)
"Blade Violent" - Japan (English title)
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89 min
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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
Author: TheExpatriate700 from United States

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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