In a prison, women rebel against the guards' sadism and sexual abuse and decide to run away. Some manage to escape and are chased by the Police.


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Maria Stella Splendore ...
Sylvia - The Prison Warden
Neide Ribeiro ...
Sandra - The Assistant Warden
Márcia Fraga ...
(as Marcia Fraga)
Danielle Ferrite ...
Cynthia - Prisoner #341
Marta Anderson ...
Barbara - The Insane Nurse
Serafim Gonzalez ...
(as Serafim Gonzoiez)
Meiry Vieira ...
The Regular Customer
Sonia Regina
Marliane Gomes
Nadia Destro
Marly Palauro ...
Atores Coadjuvantes (as Marli Palauro)
Fátima Celebrini ...
Atores Coadjuvantes (as Fatima Celebrini)
Virgínia Gil ...
Atores Coadjuvantes
Neide Carvalho ...
Atores Coadjuvantes
Sandra Carnezin ...
Atores Coadjuvantes


In a women's prison in Brazil, the inmates are young and beautiful, the warden is a sadist, all but one of the guards are cruel, and the nurse is an incompetent cuckoo. To make it difficult for the inmates to hide contraband, they wear no underwear. They are alternately murderous and orgiastic with each other, and they engage in sex play with some of the guards. The warden pimps out inmates to wealthy lesbians. With the help of the nurse and under the cover of Carnival, three inmates stage an escape. Once out, will they contrive to stay undiscovered, or will their natures guarantee an ill-fated end to their attempt? Written by <>

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Behind Bars No One Can Hear You Scream!


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Release Date:

2 December 2010 (UK)  »

Also Known As:

Bare Behind Bars  »

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1.66 : 1
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Barbara - the insane nurse: I just adore raspberry pudding.
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A joyride for WIP-lovers!
3 November 2001 | by See all my reviews

If you are a fan of endless lesbian orgies this film may be exactly the right stuff for you: see naked chicks having sex in their prison cells, under the shower, with the female attendants... here and there even some short hardcore sequences are brought on. There are some quite tame torture scenes and a subplot about the trade with female slaves, which is not further developed..!

"Bare behind bars" is probably the best WIP (stands for "Women-In-Prison")-flick ever made, because it doesn´t take itself too serious and it´s often full of unconscious humor! The best scenes has this weird Marilyn Monroe-like nurse, who uses an ananas as her dildo and exploits the female prisoners as their sex-bunnies.

If you want to know why this film is banned in countries like the U.K. or Germany check out the last third, which is the grossest part of this movie! Three outlaws are able to escape and on their run they murder a family, just for drinks and food. The climax of this crime is when one of the girls castrates the dead husband and feeds the cut off dick to his pesky barking dog..! Another castration-scene is featured some minutes later... However, there´s no happy ending for the girls: two of them return to prison, the third one becomes a prostitute and gets shot by her pimp..!

"Bare behind bars" belongs to those movies you may need a shower after watching it. Nevertheless it can be pretty entertaining if you have a sense for such films. If you like WIP-flicks try to find Jess Franco´s "Sadomania", too!!

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