Women In Cages (1971)
Genre: W.I.P (Women In Prison)
Country: USA | Philippines | Director: Gerardo de Leon
Language: English | Subtitles: None
Aspect ratio: Widescreen 1.85:1 | Length: 81mn
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Carol Jeffries (known as ‘Jeff’) is a naive American woman staying in the Phillipines. She is given ten years in prison after being set up by her drug-dealer boyfriend, Rudy. She endures the harsh conditions, sadistic head matron and attempts on her life, then convinces her cell-mates to try to escape with her through the jungle, in spite of the knowledge that ruthless trackers will be sent out after them.
For those viewers who are accustomed to cheering on the antics of cult actress Pam Grier on screen, her character in 1972’s “Women in Cages” may come as something of a surprise. Far from her bodacious, sympathetic action heroine, she here plays as nasty a personage as can be imagined: a pot-smoking, white race-hating, lesbian sadist from Harlem named Alabama, who is the matron in an exceptionally sleazy Filipino prison for women. Fans of this type of film–a subgenre that includes other New World films such as “The Big Doll House” (’71) and “The Big Bird Cage” (’72), both with Grier–know what to expect from such: nude shower scenes, sadistic but lovely prison guards, a handful of gorgeous inmates and over-the-top action sequences.