About the film
prison based on novel or book homophobia politics male homosexuality torture lgbt
Kiss of the Spider Woman
Release Date: July 26, 1985
|Production Companies||:||HB Filmes|
|Producers||:||Francisco Ramalho Jr., David Weisman|
|Writers||:||Manuel Puig, Leonard Schrader|
Luis Molina and Valentin Arregui are cell mates in a South American prison. Luis, a gay man, is found guilty of immoral behaviour 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.