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Violence in a Women's Prison (1982)

Violenza in un carcere femminile (original title)
R | | Action, Crime, Drama | April 1984 (USA)
A human rights activist goes undercover in a prison to expose the corrupt officials who are mistreating the inmates. She discovers the abuse, torture and humiliation the prisoners are subjected to, which she also personally receives.


Bruno Mattei (as Vincent Dawn)


Ambrogio Molteni (screenplay) (as Palmambrogio Molteni), Claudio Fragasso (screenplay) (as Oliver Lefait) | 1 more credit »





Complete credited cast:
Laura Gemser ... Emanuelle / Laura Kendall
Gabriele Tinti ... Doctor Moran
Maria Romano Maria Romano ... Kitty
Ursula Flores Ursula Flores ... Consuelo
Antonella Giacomini Antonella Giacomini ... Malone
Franco Caracciolo ... Leander
Françoise Perrot Françoise Perrot ... Hertha
Lorraine De Selle ... Head Warden
Jacques Stany Jacques Stany ... Chief Inspector
Leila Durante Leila Durante ... Pilar (as Leila Ducci)
Franca Stoppi ... Rescaut
Raul Cabrera Raul Cabrera ... Miguel


Emanuelle goes undercover into a prison to expose the corrupted officials who are brutalizing the inmates. Emanuelle is shocked by the horrors and humiliation the prisoners are subjected to, but when her true identity is discovered, she finds herself at the receiving end. Written by Jonathan Ruskin <JonRuskin@aol.com>

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Italian censorship visa # 78157 delivered on 13-10-1982. See more »

Alternate Versions

The UK DVD by Vipco is uncut. See more »


Followed by Women's Prison Massacre (1983) See more »


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Emanuelle in a cage
8 June 2000 | by rduchmannSee all my reviews

WIP title conceals an entry in the "Black Emanuelle" series. Journalist Em (Laura Gemser, of course) goes undercover at a women's prison to get copy for an exposé. Naturally the place is a hellhole. Gemser bares her skinny body a few times, has sex scene with Gabriele Tinti (what a surprise), dumps a bucket of feces on a guard and spends time in the hole for it, where she is rather unconvincingly chewed on by hungry rats.

Standout inmates here are a haystack hair blonde of about 30, a little overweight but it sure looks good on her, who does a lesbian exhibition to entertain a femme guard, and a tall skinny teenish brunette who is stripped and manhandled by a couple of male guards while Lorraine de Selle, in hooker undies, voyeurs from her boudoir and gets groped by her own b.f. I don't ID either of these inmates but would not mind seeing more of their work. Dubbing is so-so and tech credits about average for an Italian Poverty Row production. This seems to have an authentic US R-rating so is probably a somewhat abridged version of the original. I saw this on big screen in the early 80s and later added a copy to my own video library but it's still just a modest entry in the WIP sweepstakes.

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April 1984 (USA) See more »

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