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DVD cover
Directed by Aníbal Di Salvo
Produced by Carlos Luis Mentasti
Luis A. Scalella
Written by Aníbal Di Salvo
José P. Dominiani
Starring Leonor Benedetto
Betiana Blum
Mirta Busnelli
Music by Luis María Serra
Cinematography Carlos Torlaschi
Edited by Darío Tedesco
Distributed by Trans World Entertainment
Release date
August 16, 1984 (Argentina)
Running time
90 minutes
Country Argentina
Language Spanish

Atrapadas (English: "Trapped"), released as Condemned to Hell, is a 1984 Argentine thriller drama film written and directed by Aníbal Di Salvo and starring Leonor Benedetto, Betiana Blum, Mirta Busnelli and Juan Leyrado. The story is set in a women's prison.


A corrupt prison system comes under scrutiny in this action drama about a racketeering lesbian inmate, crooked wardens, drug traffickers, and another female prisoner who challenges the system. Silvia (Leonor Benedetto) refuses to cooperate with Susana (Camila Perissé) when she comes around to induce her to take drugs, an act which gets her severely beaten and her younger sister murdered. Outraged at Susana's collusion with a handful of corrupt wardens and drug barons, Silvia vows revenge, and, with the help of some inmates and a decent warden, she escapes from prison for one night to carry out a plan that is meant to eliminate the drug traffickers, Susana, and their prison minions — on both side of the bars.


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