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Prison Stories: Women on the Inside (1991)

Three dramatic stories inside the walls of the women's prison.

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Dick Beebe (segment), Martin Jones (segment) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Credited cast:
Gillian Bagwell ... Janice
Moe Bertran ... Rodriguez (as Lil Moe)
Ken Butler ... Correction Officer Heath
Rae Dawn Chong ... Rhonda
Lolita Davidovich ... Loretta Wright
Edith Fields ... Rose (segment "Parole Board")
Silvana Gallardo Silvana Gallardo ... Mercedes
Leontine Guilliard Leontine Guilliard ... Coleen (segment "New Chicks")
Terri Hanauer ... Wanda (segment "Esperanza")
Virginya Keehne ... Molly (segment "Parole Board")
Edwin Maldonado Edwin Maldonado ... Mico(segment "Esperanza")
Sandy Martin ... Counselor Pennell (segment "New Chicks")
Debi Parker Debi Parker ... Dee (segment "New Chicks")
Francesca P. Roberts ... Lucy
Sharon Schaffer Sharon Schaffer ... Ibi (segment "New Chicks")
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Three dramatic stories inside the walls of the women's prison.

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

26 January 1991 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Donne dentro: storie dal carcere See more »

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Production Co:

HBO Showcase See more »
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Only one of the shorts was memorable
23 September 2007 | by coynericSee all my reviews

I saw this when I was about 13, and taped it, because the story Rae Dawn Ching starred in was really hilarious! She plays this bad-ass party girl who breaks into a house with her friend, and shoots the owner (not fatally) in a state of panic. The two pals-in-crime get sentenced to five years, and have to deal with the trials of prison life. I think RDC's character also has a newborn baby, so she's really freaked out being separated from the baby (obviously). The thing is, all their conversations are so rife in crazy, unforgettable ghetto slogans! There's an awesome "queen bee" of the prison, who's REALLY big and tough, and immediately starts taunting them and prying about what their story is. I don't think humor was the intention at all,but the script and characters were very campy. Lots of cat fights/fightin' words, cigarettes, and over-the-top acting. The other two stories in the trilogy were completely forgettable.


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