Kiss of the Spider Woman

Kiss of the Spider Woman (1985)


Luis Molina and Valentin Arregui are cell mates in a South American prison. Luis, a homosexual, is found guilty of immoral behaviour and Valentin is a political prisoner. To escape reality Luis invents romantic movies, while Valentin tries to keep his mind on the situation he's in. During the time they spend together, the two men come to understand and respect one another.

Director: Hector Babenco
Writer: Leonard Schrader

Release Date: 1985-07-26
Status: Released
Run time: 120 min / 2:0
Production Company : Hector Babenco Filmes
Production Countries: Brazil, United States of America



William Hurt
Luis Molina
Raúl Juliá
Valentin Arregui
Sônia Braga
Leni Lamaison / Marta
José Lewgoy
Walter Breda


Directing Hector Babenco Director
Writing Manuel Puig Novel
Writing Leonard Schrader Screenplay
Production Francisco Ramalho Jr. Executive Producer
Production David Weisman Producer
Sound Nando Cordeiro Original Music Composer
Sound John Neschling Original Music Composer
Camera Rodolfo Sánchez Director of Photography
Editing Mauro Alice Editor

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