Kiss of the spider woman [videorecording] / FilmDallas Pictures ; HB Filmes ; Sugarloaf Films, Inc. ; Independent Cinema Restoration Archive presents a film by Hector Babenco
DVDs | City Lights Home Entertainment | 2008 | 2-disc collector's ed.
Available at Adult DVD-Feature Film (Call number: DVD K pt.1-2 DRAMA)
New York : City Lights Home Entertainment, 
2-disc collector's ed.
2 videodiscs (120 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
DVD; Dolby Digital 5.1, Dolby Digital mono.
Includes English, dubbed French, and dubbed Spanish language soundtracks, with optiona subtitles in French or Spanish.
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.
Producers, David Weisman, Francisco Ramalho, Jr. ; writer, Leonard Schrader ; director, Hector Babenco ; director of photography, Rodolfo Sanchez ; editor, Mauro Alice ; music, John Neschling, Nando Carneiro.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1985.
Based on the novel by Manuel Puig.
MPAA rating: R; for a crude sexual remark.
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.
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.
MW, 12-08; 2-11(rpl)
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Beso de la mujer araña
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