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Kiss of the spider woman = Le baiser de la femme-araignée

Author: Hector BabencoWilliam HurtRaul JuliaSonia BragaManuel PuigAll authors
Publisher: St-Laurent, Québec : Distributed in Canada by VVS Films, [2008], ©1985.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : English : 2-disc collector's edView all editions and formats
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Luis, a homosexual, and Valentin, a political prisoner are mismatched cell mates in a South American prison. To escape reality Luis invents romantic movies, while Valentin tries to keep his mind on the situation he's in. Eventually, the two men come to understand and respect one another.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Hector Babenco; William Hurt; Raul Julia; Sonia Braga; Manuel Puig; Videoville Showtime Inc.
OCLC Number: 416461494
Language Note: English, dubbed French or dubbed Spanish, French or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned.
Notes: Title from disc surface.
Widescreen, NTSC; Dolby Digital 5.1, Dolby Digital mono.
Based on the novel by Manuel Puig.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1985.
Special features: Disc 1. Trivia tracks in English and Spanish; original theatrical trailer. Disc 2: "Tangled web: making Kiss of the spider woman" featurette (108 min.); "The submissive woman's role:" a Manuel Puig mini-documentary; "Spider woman on Broadway:" a mini-documentary; slide show commentary; photo galleries.
Credits: Director of photography, Rodolfo Sanchez ; editor, Mauro Alice ; music, John Neschling, Nando Carneiro.
Cast: William Hurt, Raul Julia, Sonia Braga, José Lewgoy, Milton Goncalves, Miriam Pires, Nuno Leal Maia, Fernando Torres, Herson Capri, Denise Dumont, Antonio Petrin, Wilson Grey, Miguel Falabella.
Target Audience: Rated 14A (Canadian Home Video Rating).
Description: 2 videodiscs (120 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Other Titles: Tangled web, making Kiss of the spider woman
Baiser de la femme-araignée
Responsibility: FilmDallas Pictures ; HB Filmes ; Sugarloaf Films, Inc. ; Independent Cinema Restoration Archive presents a film by Hector Babenco ; produced by David Weisman ; produced by Francisco Ramalho, Jr. ; written by Leonard Schrader ; directed by Hector Babenco.

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Luis, a homosexual, and Valentin, a political prisoner are mismatched cell mates in a South American prison. To escape reality Luis invents romantic movies, while Valentin tries to keep his mind on the situation he's in. Eventually, the two men come to understand and respect one another.

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