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Kiss of the Spider WomanThe film centers on two cellmates who are a gay man and a political activist. They pass through many diificulty to learn the way to live well with each other and find a mutual respect.Genre: DramaCountry: United StatesDuration: 120 minQuality: HDRelease: 1985IMDb: 7.4Keywords:
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Directors of "Kiss of the Spider Woman"Hector BabencoBirthdate: 7 February 1946, Mar del Plata, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Creators of "Kiss of the Spider Woman"Manuel PuigBirthdate: 28 December 1932, General Villegas Partido, Buenos Aires Province, ArgentinaLeonard SchraderBirthdate: 30 November 1943, Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA
Critic Reviews of "Kiss of the Spider Woman"Ed Gibbs Electric SheepJanuary 06, 2016
A bold and brassy classic that challenges social and political norms in a magnificent manner.Matthew Sorrento PopMattersNovember 20, 2008
Babenco's film blends ideology with drama and betrayal for a tale as intellectually rewarding as it is passionate.Jeremiah Kipp Slant MagazineAugust 14, 2008
Argentine writer Manuel Puig's book Kiss of the Spider Woman has a theme that endures throughout all its various incarnations: that of human dignity and compassion surviving within a society that denies it.Peter Canavese Groucho ReviewsAugust 11, 2008
Explores the rapture and torture of desire, and the tension between harsh reality and escapist fantasy. [DVD]Emanuel Levy EmanuelLevy.ComOctober 22, 2007
Centering on the camaraderie in prison between gay window-dresser and Marxist radical, the film is schematic, and the recreations of old movie scenes are uneven, but the acting is good.Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat Spirituality and PracticeAugust 22, 2004
Bold and touching performances by William Hurt and Raul Julia.Alex Sandell Juicy CerebellumNovember 22, 2002
Sorry, but this was boring and poorly executed.Jeffrey M. Anderson Combustible CelluloidJuly 27, 2001
Succeeds beyond all the trappings it sets up for itself and becomes an accomplished picture as a result.
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