The Big Bird Cage

The Big Bird Cage (1972)

Genres - Drama, Comedy, Crime  |   Sub-Genres - Prison Film  |   Release Date - Jul 1, 1972 (USA)  |   Run Time - 88 min.  |   Countries - Philippines, United States  |   MPAA Rating - R
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Synopsis by Clarke Fountain

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.



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