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Stranger Inside (2001)

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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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23 June 2001 (USA)  »

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Die Fremde  »

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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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Poor and predictable.
4 March 2008 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Nothing to sing about here in a very mundane TV movie prison drama. It seems like it is confused about if it should shock its audience or to tug on the heart strings, it does neither and remains a curiosity piece only for fans of the acting family Phoenix, as here we get Rain Phoenix doing OK whilst looking exactly like Joaquin. Some initial promise with the characters is never fully realised, and when the violence does come it seems almost as if they felt they needed to up the anti to keep the viewer interested. Not a total waste of time but not one to reccie with confidence to fans of prison dramas.


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