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Kiss of the Spider Woman (1985)

Kiss of the Spider Woman
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(105 ratings)
7.4 IMDB rating

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William Hurt

William Hurt

Luis Molina
Raul Julia

Raul Julia

Valentin Arregui
Sonia Braga

Sonia Braga

Leni Lamaison / Marta / Spider Woman
José Lewgoy

José Lewgoy

Warden


Written by
Leonard Schrader

Leonard Schrader

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Kiss of the Spider Woman

2 years, 1 month ago at Jun 20 20:29
“Don’t allow anyone to humiliate you. No one has the right to do that to anyone.”

Two simple sentences that encapsulate the entirety of the dramatic push and tension of Kiss of the Spider Woman, a film which sees an impassioned but wounded heart (Raul Julia) slowly learning to understand and empathize with a battered, dreamy soul (William Hurt). Julia’s revolutionary is init... read more
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Description: Valentin Arregui and Luis Molina are unlikely cell mates in a Latin American prison. Valentin, a journalist, is a political prisoner who was working for a leftist anti-government revolutionary group. While in prison, he is frequently tortured in order to cough up information on those with whom he is working. That includes the new pris ... (more)
Release date: 26 July 1985
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