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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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Cheryl Dunye
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Yolonda Ross ... Treasure
Davenia McFadden Davenia McFadden ... Brownie
Rain Phoenix ... Kit
Ella Joyce ... Doodle Alderidge
Conchata Ferrell ... Mama Cass
Lee Garlington ... Warden Arnold
LaTonya 'T' Hagans LaTonya 'T' Hagans ... Shadow (as LaTonya T Hagans)
Medusa Medusa ... Leisha
Marc Vann ... Nelson
Almayvonne ... Scar (as AlmaYvonne Dixon)
Mary Mara ... Tanya
Karina Logue ... Fran
Emily Kuroda ... Min
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Angela Kay Anderson Angela Kay Anderson ... Group Therapy Women
Jenica Bergere ... Teresa
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A mother daughter reunion set in the harsh reality of a women's correctional facility

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Crime | Drama

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Country:

USA

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English

Release Date:

23 June 2001 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Die Fremde See more »

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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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Raw, intelligent & emotional.
7 January 2002 | by adlermgmtSee all my reviews

Unlike the one user who thinks the movie is about lesbianism (and obviously immoral to their Christian sensibilities), it's actually about humanity, family legacies and the consequences of personal choices. It stopped me in my channel changing tracks and brought to a few tears by the end of it. That's a good flick. Excellent acting, real dialogue for the most part, and effective music and slo-mo. If you catch it on TV, stay for the treat.


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