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O Beijo da Mulher-Aranha (1985)  link to O Beijo da Mulher-Aranha on IMDb  

Number: Pink 23

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IMDb Rating:
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7.4/10 (10801 votes)

Also known as: Kiss of the Spider Woman (original title)

Country: Portuguese, 120 minutes

Spoken Languages: Portuguese

Genre(s): Drama, Romance

Director(s): Hector Babenco

Cast: William Hurt (as Luis Molina), Raul Julia (as Valentin Arregui), Sonia Braga (as Leni Lamaison / Marta / Spider Woman), José Lewgoy (as Warden), Milton Gonçalves (as Pedro)

Medium: VHS tape,

Plot Outline: Luis Molina and Valentin Arregui are cell mates in a South American prison. Luis, a trans individual, is found guilty of immoral behavior 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.

Loaned: No

Aspect ratio: 1.85:1

Apr 26, 2017