Kiss Of The Spider Woman

  • 1985
  • Movie
  • R
  • Prison

Based on Manuel Puig's novel of the same name, KISS OF THE SPIDER WOMAN treats its unusual premise with an often lyrical grace. In a South American country, Luis Molina, a flamboyant gay man jailed for taking liberties with a minor, shares a cell with Valentin Arregui (Julia), a political prisoner. Though the revolutionary initially dislikes Luis, he is...read more

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Kiss Of The Spider Woman - Official Trailer
02:38 — In a Latin American prison, an emotional relationship evolves between a homosexual prone to flights of fantasy and his cellmate, a political radical. (more…)
(Movie Clip) Always The Heroine
Molina (William Hurt), for cellmate Valentin (Raul Julia), narrating a segment of his movie featuring Michelle (Denise Dummont) and Leni (Sonia Braga) (more…)
Kiss of the Spider Woman - (Re-release Trailer)
William Hurt won a Best Actor award portraying a gay man sharing a cell with a political prisoner in South America in Kiss of the Spider Woman (1985).
(Movie Clip) A Little Strange
The end of the credits and William Hurt (as Molina) with his spellbinding first offering from the story of his movie, for cellmate Valentin (Raul Juli (more…)
(Movie Clip) A Man In Prison!
Colorful language, as Valentin (Raul Julia), infuriated with the jailers, starts an uproar and confronts cellmate Molina (William Hurt), who remembers (more…)

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  • Released: 1985
  • Rating: R
  • Review: Based on Manuel Puig's novel of the same name, KISS OF THE SPIDER WOMAN treats its unusual premise with an often lyrical grace. In a South American country, Luis Molina, a flamboyant gay man jailed for taking liberties with a minor, shares a cell with Vale… (more)

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