Movies like Women in Prison 1985

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Women in Prison (1985)
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Women in Prison (1985)
Original name: U zatvoru
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 106 min.
Story: After graduation, a young woman gets his first job in the women's prison in the province. The story follows her struggle to survive in a small town with her small child, alcohol addiction, and the battle with the prisoners and prison brutality and other schemers who wanted to remove her from working spot.
Plot: women's prison, junkie, police officer, sex, dog, prison, airplane, drug, police, hotel, kitchen, drugs, maid, job, city, evil, bus, prisoner, punishment, blood, mother daughter relationship, guardian, bribery, overdose, jealous husband ...

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Downstream from the Sun (1969)
Genre: Drama, Romance
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Duration: 95 min.
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Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
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Country: Hungary
Duration: 92 min.
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