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Escape from Women's Prison (1978)

Le evase - Storie di sesso e di violenze (original title)
R | | Action, Crime, Drama | June 1984 (USA)
Four female convicts break out of prison, and during their escape they take hostage a bus full of young female tennis players. They drive the bus to the house of the judge who originally ... See full summary »

Director:

Giovanni Brusadori (as Conrad Brueghel)

Writers:

Giovanni Brusadori (screenplay) (as Giovanni Brusatori), Giovanni Brusadori (story) (as Giovanni Brusatori) | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Lilli Carati Lilli Carati ... Monica / fugitive
Marina Daunia ... Diana / fugitive (as Marina D'Aunia)
Ada Pometti Ada Pometti ... Erica / fugitive
Artemia Terenziani Artemia Terenziani ... Betty / fugitive
Ines Pellegrini ... Terry / tennis player
Filippo De Gara Filippo De Gara ... The Judge (as Filippo Degara)
Zora Kerova ... Anna / tennis player (as Zora Keer)
Dirce Funari Dirce Funari ... Claudine / tennis player (as Patrizia Funari)
Angela Doria Angela Doria ... Doreen / tennis player
Franco Ferrer Franco Ferrer ... Marco / Autista del pullman-bus driver
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Storyline

Four female convicts break out of prison, and during their escape they take hostage a bus full of young female tennis players. They drive the bus to the house of the judge who originally sent them to prison, where--since this is after all a women-in-prison picture--the hostages undergo various forms of physical and sexual abuse in various degrees of nudity. Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com

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They're bustin' out! See more »

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Action | Crime | Drama

Certificate:

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Country:

Italy

Language:

Italian

Release Date:

June 1984 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Escape from Women's Prison See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Cinema 13 Cooperativa See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (DVD)

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color
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Trivia

Some of the interiors were shot in a hotel. See more »

Goofs

A DVD (BCI 46758-9 "Women Behind Bars Double Feature") of the dubbed English-language 76-minute version has the the title "Escape from Women's Prison" on the packaging, but has the on-screen title [first screen] "Escape from Woman's Prison" [second screen] "A Story of Sex and Violence." Somebody at BCI Eclipse Company, LLC should have caught the change from the on-screen's singular "Woman's" to the packaging's plural "Women's." See more »

Alternate Versions

"Escape from Women's Prison" (as it appears on the "Sweet Sugar / Escape From Women's Prison" Continental Video double-feature tape) was cut by over 10-minutes in order to fit onto the same VHS/Beta tape as "Sweet Sugar." See more »

Connections

Edited into Sleazemania! (1985) See more »

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THE MOVIE THAT FELL BEHIND THE COUCH AND WARPED
3 May 2002 | by whipsmart80See all my reviews

"ESCAPE" is a wonderful film from the land that time forgot. Actually it's pretty much a cut-rate exploitation movie, but it's got a lot going for it: sex, violence, some pretty hilarious dialouge, and a busload of nubile tennis players. throw a terrorist, a judge, a nymphomaniac, a lesbian prostitute, and a woman who is obsessed with food and you have the ultimate party movie. Actually, your friends will probably hate it, but for you undiscriminate types out there (and you know who you are) search out this gem before it becomes extinct. Originally on a double feature tape with "Sweet Sugar" at a running time of 70 min. I have the original uncut version at 100 min. (get this one).


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