Women prisoners strike up a friendship with a young law student who works as a part-time prison guard. Together they 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 - A rare glimpse of the effects of the prison industrial complex on female inmates.Frances is in the pen for killing her abusive husband. The abused the prisoners rise up against the "new plantation" that harvest human labor for profit. Nothing will stop Frances and her fellow inmates in this brutal battle for justice.