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Kristen Stewart shines as the lead in this well crafted, affecting drama about a soldier assigned to Guantanamo Bay, expected not to engage with her prisoners on a human level.

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Certification18 Our Rating

Linda Blair plays Carol, a young woman who must serve 18 months in prison after killing a man (by accident). The prison turns out to be brimming with decadence, corruption and sleaze, where the other female inmates are sadistic crack-selling lesbian rapists and the guards and warden are no better. Racial tensions are high as the inmates is divided into two factions, blacks and whites, who must either join together against the management or kill each other tryin find out more...

FREEWAY (1996)

Certification18 Our Rating

A screwed-up runaway teenage girl accepts a lift from a Mr Nice Guy, but soon realises he's a notorious serial killer. Having left him for dead she is soon arrested and facing a lifetime in prison, escapes, only to meet the killer again. A high quality, brutally comic, thriller with attitude. Very dark and very good.

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Certification18 Our Rating

Sharon does Sean in "Dead Man Walking" with added romance! Morrow (the Doc in Northern Exposure) plays the attorney who befriends Cindy, a desperate woman and tries to save her life at the last minute. Stone, in her most serious role to date is as convincing as in "Casino". find out more...

Certification15 Our Rating

Piper Kerman's memoir about her time spent in a women's prison. Taylor Schilling stars as Piper Chapman, who ten years previously transported drug money for her then girlfriend Alex Vause (Laura Prepon). Piper is now serving a 15-month sentence as a result. Though her fiancé Larry Bloom (Jason Biggs) is initially determined to support her through the ordeal, the challenges of prison life often cause problems in their relationship, especially since Alex is one of her fellow inmates. The find out more...


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Sophie, a beautiful woman fought over by two obsessive men, is haunted by her horrific past as a survivor of Nazi concentration camps. Through vivid flashbacks we hear her story of survival, and the brutal choice she was forced to make. Brilliant. find out more...

Certification18 Our Rating

On her 21st birthday, Treasure is transferred from a youth correctional facility to the state penitentiary. A gang member who's been in trouble with the law for most of her life, Treasure is prepared to tough out the brutal regime inside because it's her dearest wish to meet her mother, Brownie, a lifer on Unit A. Stranger Inside is a powerful, occasionally disturbing, but also powerful human drama. find out more...

Certification18 Our Rating

The Magdalene Laundries are a peculiarly twisted Irish Catholic institution; run by nuns they provide a form of incarceration for fallen young women, whose heinous crimes range from being raped to flirting with boys. Margaret, Bernadette and Rose are three new inmates about to experience first hand woman's inhumanity to woman as they are humiliated, degraded, abused and worked to the bone, but despite the grimness of their world the three girls find solace and even humour in the company of each find out more...

Certification12 Our Rating

Varanasi, India, 1938; 7-year-old Chuyia's husband has died and she is forced to live as a virtual prisoner, as a future cash cow for the mainly elderly inhabitats, in a widows' ashram. Her main ally, beautiful and still young Kalyani, is flirting with handsome Brahmin's son, and Mahatma Gandhi follower, Narayan, but marriage for a widow is against the arcane laws of the Hindu religion. Plausible but with an uncomfortable mixture of Bollywood melodrama and social realism. find out more...