Three short films depicting life in women’s prisons are compiled in this anthology. Iris is a mother who’s suddenly sentenced to prison on drug charges, forcing her to leave her young son with her sister to raise. Rhonda and Nicole are recently incarcerated women coming to grips with prison. From her jail cell, Loretta is unable to help her daughter, who is locked in an abusive relationship.
Director: Donna Deitch, Joan Micklin Silver & Penelope Spheeris.
Stars: Gillian Bagwell, Moe Bertran, Ken Butler, Rae Dawn Chong, Lolita Davidovich, Edith Fields, Silvana Gallardo, Leontine Guilliard, Terri Hanauer, Virginya Keehne, Edwin Maldonado, Sandy Martin, Elisabeth Moss, Debi Parker, Francesca P. Roberts, Sharon Schaffer, Annabella Sciorra, Kimberly Scott, Talisa Soto, Rachel Ticotin, Grace Zabriskie.