Women In Prison

  • 1957
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Prison

This probing look at life in Japan's prisons for women is given a semi-documentary feel. The main story is that of a young mother who has killed her child and seems reluctant to reform. A prison guard makes numerous attempts to bring her around and is rewarded when the girl gives a blood transfusion which saves the guard's life. Surprisingly the film makes...read more

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This probing look at life in Japan's prisons for women is given a semi-documentary feel. The main story is that of a young mother who has killed her child and seems reluctant to reform. A prison guard makes numerous attempts to bring her around and is rewarded when the girl gives a blood

transfusion which saves the guard's life. Surprisingly the film makes no attempt to cover up the existence of lesbianism in the prison.

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  • Rating: NR
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