From The Grindhouse Cinema Database
99 Women (1969, Spain/Germany/Italy/UK) is a Women In Prison film directed by Jess Franco.
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- Followed by: Devil's Island Lovers
- Released in 1969
- Running Time: Spain: 83 min | Argentina: 99 min | Australia: 81 min (25 fps) (video) (cut) | Italy: 90 min | Sweden: 86 min (banned version) | UK: 70 min | USA: 86 min | West Germany: 94 min
- Aspect Ratio: (1.66:1)
- Production Co: Cinematografica Associati (CI.AS.)/Corona Filmproduktion/Hesperia Films S.A./Towers of London
- Distribution Co: Commonwealth United Entertainment (1969) (USA) (theatrical) (dubbed), Astral Films (Canada) (as "99 Women")
- Directed by Jess Franco
- Written by Anya Corvin (German dialogue), Milo G. Cuccia, Carlo Fadda, Jess Franco, Javier Péres Grober, Harry Alan Towers (English dialogue - as Peter Welbeck), Ornella Zanell
- Starring Maria Schell, Herbert Lom, Rosalba Neri, Luciana Paluzzi, Valentina Godoy, José María Blanco, Mike Brendel, Elsa Zabala
- Produced by Luis Laso and Harry Alan Towers
- Original Music by Bruno Nicolai
- Cinematography by Manuel Merino
- Film Editing by Stanley Frazen, Bruno Mattei (Italian version), Gabrielle Reinecke (German version)
Also Known As
- "Der Heiße Tod" (Germany) | 99 Women (UK) | 99 donne (Italy) | 99 gynaikes (Greece) | 99 mujeres (Spain - cut version) | Amour dans les prisons des femmes, L' (France) | Les Brûlantes (France) | Island of Despair (USA) | Isle of Lost Women | Prostitutes in Prison | Sex im Frauengefängnis (Germany) | The Hot Death | Women's Penitentiary XII (USA - video title)
- 99 WOMEN...behind bars -- without men! | One soul hungered to touch another! | Whisper to your friends you saw it!
- The "unrated director's cut" is the original film as envisioned by the director.
- The "X Rated" version has hardcore scenes added by French distributors. This version is longer but not director-approved.