Matsu, known to the prisoners as Scorpion, is locked away in the bowels of the prison as revenge for disrupting the smooth operation of the prison and for her disfiguring attack on the warden. Granted a one day reprieve due to the visit of a dignitary, she takes advantage and attacks the warden again. This leads to more brutal punishment and humiliation. But the punishment gives her an oppurtunity to escape along with six other female prisoners. Their surreal flight from prison pits the convicts against the guards, the warden and each other.

  1. Shunya Ito

    Director, Writer

  2. Fumio Kônami


  3. Hirô Matsuda


Top Billed Cast

  1. Meiko Kaji

    Meiko Kaji

    Nami Matsushima / Sasori

  2. Fumio Watanabe

    Fumio Watanabe

    Inspector Goda

  3. Kayoko Shiraishi


  4. Yuki Aresa

    Kimiyo Oikawa

  5. Hiroko Isayama

    Hiroko Isayama

    Asako Noda

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Female Prisoner Scorpion: Jailhouse 41
Female Prisoner Scorpion: Jailhouse 41



Original Title Joshuu sasori: Dai-41 zakkyo-bô

Status Released

Release Information

  • December 30, 1972


Original Language Japanese

Runtime 1h 30m

Budget -

Revenue -



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