Combustible Celluloid
 
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With: Pam Grier, Anitra Ford, Candice Roman, Teda Bracci, Carol Speed, Karen McKevic, Sid Haig, Marissa Delgado, Vic Diaz, Andres Centenera, Rizza Fabian, Subas Herrero, Wendy Green
Written by: Jack Hill
Directed by: Jack Hill
MPAA Rating: R
Running Time: 96
Date: 07/01/1972
IMDB

The Big Bird Cage (1972)

3 1/2 Stars (out of 4)

Grand Slammer

By Jeffrey M. Anderson

After the success of The Big Doll House, writer/director Jack Hill and star Pam Grier teamed up for another filmed-in-the-Phillippines women-in-prison movie. (The big bird cage of the title is literally a huge bamboo cage.) A society girl (Anitra Ford) is snatched during a nightclub shootout and thrown in prison. Grier stars as "Blossom," a mercenary, who plans a prison break with her boyfriend Django (Sid Haig). Going for a slightly lighter tone than on the earlier film, Hill provides all kinds of grindhouse thrills, keeps up the pace, and imbues everything with an infectious glee.

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