Stranger Inside (2001)

TV Movie  |   |  Crime, Drama  |  23 June 2001 (USA)
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A mother daughter reunion set in the harsh reality of a women's correctional facility


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Complete credited cast:
Davenia McFadden ...
Doodle Alderidge
Warden Arnold
LaTonya 'T' Hagans ...
Shadow (as LaTonya T Hagans)
Medusa ...
Scar (as AlmaYvonne Dixon)
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Angela Kay Anderson ...
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A mother daughter reunion set in the harsh reality of a women's correctional facility

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The manner in which Shadow uses her pinhole camera is incorrect. For example, when she takes the picture of Treasure, she removes the cover from the pinhole and leaves the pinhole uncovered for a much longer period of time than required (correct time is 2-3 seconds vs. the 15-20 seconds "Shadow" leaves the pinhole uncovered). In addition, she leaves the pinhole uncovered until Treasure turns and walks away from her, and only then does she cover the pinhole. When we see that picture later, it is a perfectly developed, non-blurry picture of Treasure standing still, facing Shadow. First, the picture would've been extremely overexposed, quite possibly nothing but dark gray or black. Second, the picture would've been blurry from the fact that Treasure didn't just move, she turned and walked away before the pinhole was closed. See more »


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It's the ending that makes it.
28 June 2001 | by (Boca Raton, FL) – See all my reviews

There are quite a few things wrong with this film. Let's see:

We don't like any character too much. The main character's quiet, yet aggressive, manner hinders the character development. The duality of love among prison "families" and prison violence is not totally believable. At times, the movie actually seems slow moving.

This movie is very similar to some other prison movie in every aspect except the ending.

I sure didn't expect the ending yet now it makes perfect sense. All by itself the ending makes the movie worth watching.

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