Prison Stories Women on the Inside (1991)

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Alternative titles

  • New Chicks Alternative
  • Prison Stories Alternative
  • Parole Board Alternative
  • Women on the Inside Alternative
  • Esperanza Alternative

Synopsis

First part of a trilogy of dramas focusing on the lives of female prisoners and their relationships with their children. ESPERANZA tells the story of a woman who is literally left holding the bag (of drugs) and is now bent on finding the man she loves. She inadvertently drives her young son to follow her lead particularly when he senses that he is only of secondary importance in her life.

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