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Escape from Women's Prison (1978)

Le evase - Storie di sesso e di violenze (original title)
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 »

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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 Hadler
Ines Pellegrini ... Terry
Marina Daunia ... Diana (as Marina D'Aunia)
Zora Kerova ... Anna (as Zora Keer)
Dirce Funari Dirce Funari ... Claudine (as Patrizia Funari)
Filippo De Gara Filippo De Gara ... The Judge (as Filippo Degara)
Ada Pometti Ada Pometti ... Erica
Artemia Terenziani Artemia Terenziani ... Betty
Franco Ferrer Franco Ferrer
Angela Doria Angela Doria ... Doreen
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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:

R | See all certifications »
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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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| (DVD)

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color
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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 »

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Referenced in Despido improcedente (1980) See more »

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Foreign muck
10 February 2005 | by SheriffOFlannahanSee all my reviews

The plot outline for this film promised so much, a group of French/Italian (its difficult to tell) female prisoners break out of their prison, and set out on the run, killing a few police officers and kidnapping a bus load of young tennis players, this seems a perfect setting for an "erotic thriller", but as is to be expected from a very low budget European film from the late seventies, the film fails to live up to any of this potential. This film is a laughable, poorly dubbed, appallingly edited story which tries to be intelligent, managing to achieve the seemingly impossible combination of pretentiousness and stupidity. The film has few redeeming features, but the main one is that it is quite a good laugh to watch with a few mates when drunk, especially at the hilarious musical score and the cheap and nasty production values, (at one point it actually switches from widescreen to normal, then back to widescreen a few minutes later). If you wanted you could probably kid yourself into thinking this was an art-house film since its foreign and attempts to deal with "issues" in societies, which it does rather clumsily, otherwise just watch it and laugh.


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