Zhizn - Zhenshchina (1996)

Genres - Drama  |   Sub-Genres - Prison Film  |   Run Time - 83 min.  |   Countries - Kazakhstan, USSR  |  
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Dangerous Lesbians Make Life Living Hell in Kazakhstan Women's Prison. That's the basic plot. The details are thus: cute convicted killer Madina is the new girl in the cell-block. Assigned to bunk with eight other inmates, it isn't long before she finds herself face-to-face with the ruthless ring leader and head dope dealer Tanya. When the warden threatens Madina, she has no choice but to rat on Tanya. Afterward, she is tossed into solitary and from there into a dormitory where she encounters manly Gosha and seductive Monk, who also deals drugs. One day, Madina learns that her lover, the man she killed for, married another. Devastated, she willing lets Monk have her way. Turns out Madina liked the loving. Unfortunately, when she comes back for seconds, Monk spurns her. Totally distraught, Madina tries to kill herself. Meanwhile, Kama, another inmate decides to stand up to Monk and nearly gets knifed. This leads to Monk's arrest. Things get even better when Madina gets pardoned.



atrocity, drugs, lesbianism, prison, seduction