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Kiss of the spider woman

Author: David WeismanLeonard SchraderHector BabencoWilliam HurtRaul JuliaAll authors
Publisher: New York : City Lights Home Entertainment, [2008]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : English : 2-disc collector's ed. ; widescreenView 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: Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Drama
Feature films
Prison films
DVD-Video discs
Teatro
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: David Weisman; Leonard Schrader; Hector Babenco; William Hurt; Raul Julia; Sonia Braga; José Lewgoy; Milton Gonçalves; Myriam Pires; Nuno Leal Maia; Fernando Torres; Herson Capri; Denise Dumont; Antonio Petrin; Miguel Falabella; Nildo Parente; Rodolfo Sánchez; Mauro Alice; John Neschling; Nando Carneiro; Manuel Puig; City Lights Pictures.; Independent Cinema Restoration Archive.; HB Filmes.; Sugarloaf Films.; City Lights Home Entertainment (Firm)
ISBN: 0979360757 9780979360756
OCLC Number: 233603497
Language Note: Closed-captioned. Soundtrack in English, dubbed French, or dubbed Spanish, with English, French or Spanish subtitles.
Notes: Based on the novel by Manuel Puig.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1985.
Special features include: Disc 1. Trivia track in English and Spanish; original theatrical trailer. Disc 2. Manuel Puig mini-documentary: The submissive woman's role; Spider woman on Broadway: Mini-documentary with Hal Prince, John Kander, Fred Ebb, Chita Rivera, Terrence McNally, Manuel Puig; slide show commentary: Transition from novel to film; photo galleries over 150 exquisite images.
"An HB Filmes LTDA production, São Paulo in association with Sugarloaf Films Inc., Los Angeles"--Container.
Credits: Director of photography, Rodolfo Sanchez ; editor, Mauro Alice ; music, John Neschling, Nando Carneiro ; art director, Clovis Bueno ; costume designer, Patricio Bisso ; set designer, Felipe Crescenti.
Cast: William Hurt, Raul Julia, Sonia Braga, José Lewgoy, Milton Gonçalves, Miriam Pires, Nuno Leal Maia, Fernando Torres, Herson Capri, Denise Dumont, Antonio Petrin, Wilson Grey, Miguel Falabella, Patricio Bisso, Nildo Parente.
Awards: Academy Award, Best Actor in a Leading Role, 1986.
The Academy Award Winning Independent Classic
Target Audience: MPAA rating: R, for a crude sexual remark.
Description: 2 videodiscs (120 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD ; NTSC, region 1 ; widescreen ; Dolby Digital mono., Dolby Digital 5.1 surround.
Contents: Disc 1. The feature --
Disc 2. Special features: Tangled web: making Kiss of the spider woman (108 min.).
Other Titles: Tangled web, making Kiss of the spider woman.
Kiss of the spider woman (Motion picture)
Responsibility: City Lights Pictures ; Independent Cinema Restoration Archive presents ; a film by Hector Babenco ; produced by David Weisman ; 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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