Prison Stories: Women on the Inside


1h 30m 1991

Brief Synopsis

A dramatization examining the effect of prison life on the family unit. "Parole Board" examines the story of a woman who is jailed for killing her husband. Coming up for parole she finds it difficult to face the prospect of renewing her relationship with the daughter she left behind. "Esperanza" foc

Film Details

Also Known As
Doing Time: Women in Prison, HBO Showcase (01/26/91), Women in Prison
Release Date
1991

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 30m

Synopsis

A dramatization examining the effect of prison life on the family unit. "Parole Board" examines the story of a woman who is jailed for killing her husband. Coming up for parole she finds it difficult to face the prospect of renewing her relationship with the daughter she left behind. "Esperanza" focuses on the story of a Puerto Rican woman whose son is arrested for dealing in drugs while she is doing time for the same crime. "New Chicks" is about two young prison newcomers, one who arrives pregnant. Their friendship is put to the test when the pregnant inmate aligns herself with a powerful jail gang leader in hopes of gaining better treatment for her unborn child.

Crew

Randy Aitken

Production Assistant

Trent Anderson

Assistant Camera Operator

Jacqueline Aronson

Wardrobe

Larry Aube

Key Grip

Christopher C Barroin

Assistant

James Barrows

Set Decorator

Julie Beattie-iiams

Props

Dick Beebe

Screenplay

Tom Bena

Set Production Assistant

Howard Benn

Production Assistant

Kevin Benson

Music Supervisor

Crystal Blue

Other

Paul Boots

Grip

Patricia Boyd

Makeup Assistant

David Brown

Dolly Grip

Lynda Burbank

Property Master

Shawna Callahan

Post-Production Coordinator

Colin Callender

Executive Producer

Stanley Clarke

Music

Gil Combs

Stunt Coordinator

Lawrence L. Commans

Boom Operator

Cynthia Connor

Assistant

Lisa C Cook

Production Supervisor

Jon Danniells

Swing Gang

Doug Davey

Sound Re-Recording Mixer

Greg Dawson

Researcher

Barbara Didomenico

Researcher

Justin Dorazio

Assistant

Danielle Elaine

Script Supervisor

Caren M Elin

Other

Robert Elswit

Director Of Photography

Carla Fabrizi

Makeup Artist

David Falicki

Medic

Cynthia Fitzpatrick

Assistant Director

James Fortson

Production Assistant

Bob Fox

Construction Coordinator

J Rae Fox

Production Designer

Paula Gertz

Props

Kate Gibson

Craft Service

Grant Gilmore

Assistant Director

Bridget Gladwin

Technical Advisor

Christopher Haire

Sound Re-Recording Mixer

Janice Hampton

Editor

Gordon Hayes

Best Boy

Darryl Herzon

Best Boy

Sean Hood

Swing Gang

Chris Howell

Stunt Coordinator

Jack Hues

Music

Chris Ishii

Assistant Camera Operator

Angela Jackson

Assistant Editor

Brian Jochum

Post-Production Coordinator

John A Joleaud

Gaffer

Martin Jones

Screenplay

Shannon Kane

Assistant Production Accountant

Dan Kaplow

Production Coordinator

Virginia Katz

Editor

Ric Keeley

Assistant Director

Emily Kitos

Wardrobe Supervisor

Danielle Klausner

Assistant

David Koskoff

Assistant Director

John W Kristopik

Set Production Assistant

Tammy Landry

Craft Service

Stevie Lazo

Production Accountant

Francine Lefrak

Producer

Francine Lefrak

Executive Producer

Leslie Leitner

Post-Production

Samuel Kerr Lockhart

Other

Mike Malone

On-Set Dresser

Maria Martin

Casting Associate

Mace Matiosian

Sound Editor

Thomas Mcnamara

Other

Marlane Meyer

Screenplay

Thomas R Miller

Dolly Grip

Bruce Mink

Props

Naylon Mitchell

Props

Brian Moore

Transportation Coordinator

Michael C Moore

Sound Mixer

Patrick Moore

Transportation Captain

Richard Morrison

Sound Re-Recording Mixer

Robert S Morton

Grip

Deepak Nayar

Assistant Director

Darcee Olson

Costume Designer

Gerald T Olson

Producer

Louis Ortiz

Craft Service

Lisa Ozanne

Props Assistant

Leslie Park

Script Supervisor

Donna Perlmutter

Assistant

Dan Perri

Titles

Dan Perri

Segment Director

Mona Personius

Swing Gang

Scott Pfeiffer

Production Assistant

William Ratcliff

Art Assistant

Robin Reed

Wardrobe Assistant

Scott Reilly

Production Assistant

Twyla Reppen

Researcher

Mike Riba

Assistant Camera Operator

Lise Richardson

Music Editor

Peter Robinson

Music

John Rogers

Production Assistant

Tony Salome

Location Manager

David Salter

Production Assistant

Jule Selbo

Screenplay

Jule Selbo

From Story

Billy Shelton

Music

Terilyn A. Shropshire

Assistant Director

Peter Tosti Stephenson

Art Department Coordinator

Susan Sundholm

Other

Jamie Thompson

Director Of Photography

Heba Thorisdottir

Makeup Assistant

David Topor

Art Assistant

Frederick Toye

Production Assistant

Chris Tufty

Director Of Photography

Lee Unkrich

Production Assistant

Linda Vallejo

Hair Stylist

Frank Vallette

Set Production Assistant

Janet Van Ham

Photography

Ed Vandell

Other

Philip Walker

Gaffer

James Walsh

Researcher

Karen Wasserman

Assistant Director

Earl Watson

Editor

Grady Wood

Production Assistant

Film Details

Also Known As
Doing Time: Women in Prison, HBO Showcase (01/26/91), Women in Prison
Release Date
1991

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 30m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Aired in United States January 26, 1991

Released in United States on Video July 11, 1991

Began shooting May 1990.

Previous titles: "Women in Prison" and "Doing Time: Women in Prison."