Female Prisoner Scorpion: Jailhouse 41

is a film released in 1972 by Toei Company. It is the second in the Female Convict Scorpion series. It stars Meiko Kaji and is directed by Shunya Itō, who also directed the first film in the series Female Convict 701: Scorpion.


Nami Matsushima (Meiko Kaji) is locked up and bound in underground solitary confinement. She makes a weapon out of a spoon by holding it in her mouth and grinding it against the concrete floor. The prison's chief warden, Goda, is to be promoted to a higher post shortly. When an inspector visits the prison, Matsushima is brought out of confinement for one day. During the inspection, Matsushima makes a surprise attack on Goda and scratches his face. The other prisoners start to riot, but the guards defuse the situation.