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A Prisão (1980)

X | | Crime, Drama
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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(as Osvaldo de Oliveira)
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Cast

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
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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 <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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Behind Bars No One Can Hear You Scream!

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1.66 : 1
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Barbara - the insane nurse: I just adore raspberry pudding.
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Mother of all WIPs?
16 March 2005 | by (London, England) – See all my reviews

This has been called the "Mother of all WIP" flicks. In a sense I can see why. It has all the essential ingredients of the genre- in abundance if not excess.

Wall to wall nudity (indeed being nude is the default dress code), shower scenes, some (tame) torture, lesbianism (indeed no men really), and a so-called moral ending.

Trouble is that it is so atrociously compiled by De Oliveira, the director, that all sense of the erotic is lost. Jess Franco so much does it better. The scenes flit from one to the next with little or no continuity of plot, sexual encounters are chucked in for no good reason, plot lines start and then run into the sand.....Well- whatever.. And the women are not that cute either.

So sadly this flick flatters to deceive. You will probably watch it given its reputation- and emerge mildly disappointed like the rest of us. Brazil creates better football than WIP thrills..


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