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Female Prisoner #701: Scorpion (1972)

08/01/1972 (JP) CrimeThriller 1h 27m

A woman betrayed and imprisoned. A mission of vengeance.


After being cruelly set up by a crooked detective named Sugimi (Isao Natsuyagi), whom she loved, Nami Matsushima (aka Matsu the Scorpion) (Meiko Kaji) is sentenced to do hard time in a women's prison, which is run by sadistic and horny male guards. There are 700 other prisoners, making Matsu number 701. Her crime was making a failed attempt to stab Sugimi on the steps of the Tokyo Metropolitan Police Headquarters because he used her to win favor with the Yakuza. While in prison she meets inmates like Yuki Kida (Yayoi Watanabe) who was committed for fraud and theft, Otsuka (Akemi Negishi), jailed for burglary and extortion, and Katagiri (Rie Yokoyama) who has been impounded for arson and illegally disposing of a body.

  1. Shunya Ito


  2. Hirô Matsuda


  3. Fumio Kōnami


Top Billed Cast

  1. Meiko Kaji

    Meiko Kaji

    Nami Matsushima (Sasori)

  2. Rie Yokoyama

    Rie Yokoyama


  3. Isao Natsuyagi

    Isao Natsuyagi


  4. Fumio Watanabe

    Fumio Watanabe

    Warden Goda

  5. Yayoi Watanabe

    Yayoi Watanabe

    Yukiko Kida

  6. Yōko Mihara

    Yōko Mihara

    Masaki / Red-Haired Bully

  7. Akemi Negishi

    Akemi Negishi


  8. Hideo Murota

    Hideo Murota


  9. Yumiko Katayama

    Yumiko Katayama


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Female Prisoner #701: Scorpion
Female Prisoner #701: Scorpion

Original Title 女囚701号/さそり

Status Released

Original Language Japanese

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