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Prison of Secrets (1997)

PG-13 | | Crime, Drama | TV Movie 16 March 1997
Lynn Schaffer is willfully irresponsible once too often, gets fired and refuses a plea-bargain with her employer. She's now convicted and because of this uncooperative attitude gets the ... See full summary »

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Lynn Schaffer
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Angie
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Frannie
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Brian Smiar
Janni Brenn
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Sergeant Ed Crang
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Dennis
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Stu
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Lynn Schaffer is willfully irresponsible once too often, gets fired and refuses a plea-bargain with her employer. She's now convicted and because of this uncooperative attitude gets the maximum sentence, 10 years in a women's jail wing. Model husband Larry, who wasn't informed of her dumb schemes is left running her appeal, the household and spoiled daughter who now feels abandoned. Since most inmates are junkies or prostitutes, sergeant Ed Crang and fellow corrupt jailers can run a 'favors in kind exchange'. For rebels, it gets worse. Larry however has his own radio show, so it all hangs on gathering proof. Written by KGF Vissers

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She witnessed the unthinkable... She fought back with the truth.

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Crime | Drama

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16 March 1997 (USA)  »

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La prisión de los secretos  »

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MILES AWAY
Music & Lyrics by Joey Newman
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A TV Movie with great promise
28 April 2001 | by (Hickville, USA) – See all my reviews

Although the movie could've been written better it does have great promise. The story line is definitely believeable, but it wasn't written as a very serious matter, IMO. It seemed that the characters could've been better written. The title does fit the movie well, but that's about it. I would recommend this movie to any Stephanie Zimbalist, (former Laura Holt of Remington Steele), or anyone that likes rap related movies. Other than that, I wouldn't recommend it, unless you enjoy passable tv movies. If I weren't such a big Stephanie Zimbalist fan this would've been one movie I would've passed up. Stephanie, IMO, gives a great performance and that performance is what makes this movie passable, otherwise it wouldn't be fit for viewing.


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