Kiss of the Spider Woman (1985)

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A gay man and a political prisoner are together in a prison. The gay man narrates the stories of two fake movies and his own life.

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  • Raul Julia in Kiss of the Spider Woman (1985)
  • Raul Julia and Sônia Braga in Kiss of the Spider Woman (1985)
  • William Hurt in Kiss of the Spider Woman (1985)
  • Raul Julia in Kiss of the Spider Woman (1985)
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24 June 2010 | disdressed12
8
| compelling and moving
in essence this movie is about two men sharing a prison cell in a Brazil,one a homosexual,one a political prisoner.each has his own way of dealing with the situation they're in.eventually they begin to understand each other and bond.that isn't the whole story of course.this was quote a compelling an d moving film in my opinion.Raul Julia and William Hurt play the the two cell mates and both deliver powerful performances.it's a testament to the strong writing and the direction that a movie that essentially takes place in one setting(a jail cell)for the bulk of the running time can be so compelling.if you're expecting a fast paced action packed movie though,look elsewhere.this one is all about the story and the characters.for me,Kiss of the Spider Woman is an 8/10

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