Women prisoners together discover that a corporation funds and is profitting from the plantation-like work environment they are forced to work under. In a botched attempt to organize a protest against their 'slave labor', the women take over the prison.
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August 29, 2003 Women behind bars! While that's the perfect set-up for a late-night, soft-core cable movie, this flick is guilty of being nothing more than a jailhouse crock.Read in Source
October 11, 2003 This is a film about the abuses of privatization and presents a negative view of what might happen if corporate America gets control of the business of corrections.Read in Source
October 09, 2003 Plagued by continuity problems, ham-fisted storytelling and a problematic voiceover by Da Brat, Civil Brand feels less like a prison movie than a prison sentence.Read in Source
October 10, 2003 There's way too much of the usual bonding, beatings, petty humiliation by guards, cat fights in the yard and trips to the hole.Read in Source
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October 16, 2003 It's impossible to ignore the strain of misogyny that taints the movie.Read in Source
September 09, 2003 If Civil Brand hopes to raise awareness or instigate reform, what it really needs is a greater focus on character over convention.Read in Source
December 15, 2003 Wildly uneven, rife with a virtual checklist of human tragedies that build to easy emotional crescendos but fail to engage the audience well enough to evoke any meaning.Read in Source
Country: United States
Genre: Thriller, Horror, Mystery
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