The Big Bird Cage (1972)

Genres - Crime  |   Sub-Genres - Prison Film  |   Run Time - 88 min.  |   Countries - USA  |   MPAA Rating - R
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In this exploitative women's prison drama, the "birds" in "the big bird cage" are, clearly, women. With the help of an outside revolutionary, the girls of at a rural prison stage an escape attempt. They have little to lose, as the prison is a site of incredible decadence and brutality. Only two of the covey of beautiful young women prisoners survive the attempt.

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woman, against-the-system, atrocity, captive, captor, escape, massacre, penal-system, prison, revolution