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Kiss of the Spider Woman (1985)

Kiss of the Spider Woman
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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
Míriam Pires Míriam Pires
Nuno Leal Maia Nuno Leal Maia
Fernando Torres Fernando Torres

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Leonard Schrader Leonard Schrader
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Kiss of the Spider Woman

3 years, 4 months 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 prisoner in the cell across the block from his. Valentin has yet to provide the authorities with any useful information. Molina, a stereotypically gay window dresser, is imprisoned on morals charges: having homosexual sex with a minor. He states that he has no political affiliations. To pass the time, M ... (more)
Release date: 26 July 1985
Tags: Prison (4), 1985 (3), Homosexual (2), Independent Film (2), 1980s (2), Marxist (2), Political (2), Friendship (2), Nazi (2), SnP (1), Spying (1), Prison Sex (1), Play Within Play (1), Soiling Pants (1), Spiritual Cinema (1), Dialogue Driven (1), Brazil (1), Persecution (1), Window Dresser (1), Jail (1)
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