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Kiss of the Spider Woman

A political prisoner and a gay man share stories of movies and life in a Latin American dictatorship.


Why watch this film?

Brazil and United States co-production that delves deep into the worst period of dictatorships in Latin America. More than that: it is a great metalinguistic work, with a "movie within the movie". With incredible performances, the feature won an Oscar with William Hurt.



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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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