Prison of Secrets

Prison of Secrets

Director: Fred Gerber

Cast: Fred Gerber, Stephanie Zimbalist, Dan Lauria, Finola Hughes

     
 
This made-for-television drama is based on the true story of a female prison inmate who fought for women's rights while still behind bars. Stephanie Zimbalist stars as Lynn Shaffer, a wife and mother who gets convicted of white-collar crime and is sentenced to ten years in prison. While behind bars she witnesses prison guards assaulting female inmates and carting them

Overview

This made-for-television drama is based on the true story of a female prison inmate who fought for women's rights while still behind bars. Stephanie Zimbalist stars as Lynn Shaffer, a wife and mother who gets convicted of white-collar crime and is sentenced to ten years in prison. While behind bars she witnesses prison guards assaulting female inmates and carting them off to hotels as part of a prostitution ring. Her initial attempts to speak out are squelched by a crooked guard (Dan Luria). Determined to expose the crime, she enlists the help of her husband (Gary Frank) and her attorney, and fights to get the information into the hands of the proper authorities.

Product Details

Release Date:
09/11/2001
UPC:
0808630231029
Original Release:
1997
Rating:
NR
Source:
Starlight Video
Time:
1:31:00

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Scene Index

Side #1 --
0. Scene Index
1. Thanksgiving [6:43]
2. Arresting Situation [7:28]
3. New Arrival [9:41]
4. Bad Nights [6:35]
5. Miles Away [13:22]
6. Getting Involved [5:05]
7. Laundry Duty [3:21]
8. Doing the Right Thing [5:57]
9. Nothing Into Something [5:31]
10. New Friends [12:36]
11. Working Together [5:30]
12. Prison Justice [8:17]
13. Credits [1:06]

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