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Black Mama, White Mama Blu-ray
Crime / Drama / Thriller




Black Mama, White Mama

CHICKS IN CHAINS ON THE LAM FROM A PRISON HELL!

Before her iconic turn in Coffy, Pam Grier starred alongside Margaret Markov in a grindhouse spin on Stanley Kramer’s The Defiant Ones, fusing the Women in Prison film with the emerging Blaxploitation movement for a riotous romp of bullets, babes and blood!

Lee (Grier), a tough prostitute and Karen (Markov), a revolutionary, are admitted to a tough women’s prison where almost immediately (after some playful showering that prefigures Porky’s) they clash. Packed off to a maximum security prison, their transport is ambushed by Karen’s guerrilla friends and the two escape into the Filipino jungle. Chained together and with differing escape plans their clash intensifies as Lee wants to retrieve a stash of stolen cash to get her off the island and Karen wants to re-join her revolutionary group. Escape isn’t easy as they come up against a series of obstacles including a corrupt cop, a bounty hunter, a sadistic Drug Lord and guerrillas who threaten to turn everything upside down.

Chock full of girl fights, gun battles, nudity and humour, Black Mama, White Mama, which was also known as Women in Chains and Hot, Hard and Mean, lives up to all its titles as well as featuring a brilliant Sid Haig (Spider Baby, House of 1000 Corpses) as a cowboy bounty hunter and Lynn Borden (Frogs, Dirty Mary Crazy Larry) as a lesbian guard from a script co-written by Jonathan Demme (Caged Heat) and a score sampled by Quentin Tarantino for Kill Bill.

Production Year: 1973
Region Code: B
UK Rating: 12A
Running Time: 87
Number of Discs: 1
Language: English
Subtitles: English SDH
Audio: Mono
Aspect Ratio: 1.85:1
Colour: Colour
TITLE NAME
Director Eddie Romero
Cast Pam Grier
Cast Margaret Markov
Cast Sid Haig

SPECIAL EDITION CONTENTS:

  • High Definition Blu-ray (1080p) presentation
  • Original uncompressed mono PCM audio
  • Optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing
  • Audio commentary with filmmaker Andrew Leavold, director of The Search for Weng Weng
  • White Mama Unchained: An interview with star Margaret Markov
  • Sid Haig’s Filipino Adventure: An interview with star Sid Haig
  • The Mad Director of Blood Island: A previously unseen archive interview with director Eddie Romero
  • Trailer
  • Gallery featuring promotional images and the original press book
  • Reversible sleeve featuring original and newly commissioned artwork by Sean Phillips

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