Kiss of the Spider Woman(Movie, 1985)

| 2h | Genre: Drama
Kiss of the Spider WomanRating: 3.6/5 (with 62 votes)
Kiss of the Spider Woman (Portuguese: O Beijo da Mulher Aranha) is a 1985 drama film directed by Argentine-Brazilian filmmaker Héctor Babenco, and adapted by Leonard Schrader from the 1976 Manuel Puig novel of the same name. William Hurt, Raul Julia, and Sônia Braga star in the leading roles, with supporting roles by José Lewgoy, Milton Gonçalves, Míriam Pires, Nuno Leal Maia, Fernando Torres, and Herson Capri. The film premiered at the 1985 Cannes Film Festival, where Hurt won the Best Actor award and Babenco was nominated for the Palme d'Or, and was released in the United States on July 26, 1985. It received widespread critical acclaim; Hur... ()
Movie poster of Kiss of the Spider Woman

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Awards & Nominations for Kiss of the Spider Woman

Academy Award for Best Actor National Board of Review: Top Ten Films Academy Award for Best Picture Academy Award for Best Actor Academy Award for Best Director Academy Award for Best Writing, Adapted Screenplay

About Kiss of the Spider Woman

Luis Molina and Valentin Arregui are cell mates in a South American prison. Luis, a gay man, 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.

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Kiss Of The Spider Woman(Trailer, 2:40)

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Additional Information

Production countries: Brazil, United States of America (USA)
Shot in: São Paulo
Plays in: Argentina
Based on the work of: Manuel Puig ("Kiss of the Spider Woman")
Made by: HB Filmes
Original language: English (EN)
Spoken languages: German (DE), English (EN), French (FR), Italian (IT), Portuguese (PT)
Translated into 15 languages: Czech (CS), German (DE), Greek (EL), English (EN), Spanish (ES), French (FR), Hebrew (HE), Hungarian (HU), Italian (IT), Korean (KO), Dutch (NL), Polish (PL), Portuguese (PT), Russian (RU), Chinese (Mandarin) (ZH)
Status: Released
Release date US: 07/26/1985
Alternative titles in other countries (from previews, ads etc.):
"O Beijo da Mulher-Aranha"
"Hämähäkkinaisen suudelma"
"거미 여인의 키스"
"Kiss of the Spiderwoman"
Revenue: 17,005,229 USD
Aspect Ratio: Widescreen

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WatchPlayStream ID: MOVIES:11452, Added: 02/18/2018, Last updated: 07/29/2020