Wednesday, June 14, 2017

"Orange Is The New Black" - Season 5

Sneak Peek footage from Season 5 of "Orange Is the New Black", created by Jenji Kohan and produced by Tilted Productions, based on author Piper Kerman's memoir, "Orange Is the New Black: My Year in a Women's Prison" (2010), that debuted on Netflix, June 9, 2017:

"...'Chapman' (Taylor Schilling), a woman living in New York City is sentenced to 15 months in 'Litchfield Penitentiary', a minimum-security women's federal prison in upstate New York. Piper had been convicted of transporting a suitcase full of drug money for her then-girlfriend 'Alex Vause' (Laura Prepon), an international drug smuggler. Her sudden and unexpected indictment severely disrupts her relationships with her fiancé, family and friends.

"In prison, Piper is reunited with Alex and they re-examine their relationship. Simultaneously, Piper must learn how to survive in prison, and how to overcome its numerous, inherent struggles. Episodes often feature flashbacks of significant events from various inmates' and prison guards' pasts.

"The series also pays close attention to how instances of corruption, drug smuggling, funding cuts, overcrowding and guard brutality adversely impact not only the prisoners' health and well-being, but also the prison's basic ability to fulfill its fundamental responsibilities and ethical obligations as a federal corrections institution..."

Click the images to enlarge and Sneak Peek "Orange Is The New Black: Season 5"...