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Kiss of the spider woman [videorecording] / FilmDallas Pictures ; HB Filmes ; Sugarloaf Films, Inc. ; Independent Cinema Restoration Archive presents ; a film by Hector Babenco ; produced by David Weisman ; produced by Francisco Ramalho, Jr. ; written by Leonard Schrader ; directed by Hector Babenco.

Publication:
New York : City Lights Home Entertainment, c2008.
Format/Description:
Video
2 videodiscs (120 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Edition:
2-disc collector's ed.
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Other Title:
Beijo da mulher aranha [videorecording]
Beso de la mujer araña [videorecording]
Subjects:
Puig, Manuel -- Film adaptations.
Prisons -- Brazil -- Drama.
Prison psychology -- Drama.
Political prisoners -- Abuse of -- Drama.
Gay men -- Relations with heterosexuals -- Drama.
Torture victims -- Drama.
Male friendship -- Drama.
Form/Genre:
Prison films.
Film adaptations.
Fantasy films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Motion pictures, Brazilian.
Feature films.
Language:
English, dubbed French or dubbed Spanish; optional subtitles in French or Spanish.
Closed-captioned in English for the hearing impaired.
System Details:
DVD, NTSC, Region 1; Dolby Digital 5.1; Dolby Digital mono.
Summary:
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.
Contents:
Disc 1. The feature
disc 2. special features.
Participant:
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.
Credits:
Director of photography, Rodolfo Sanchez; editor, Mauro Alice; music, John Neschling, Nando Carneiro.
Notes:
Based on Beso de la mujer araña / [by] Manuel Puig.
Videodisc release of the motion picture produced in 1985.
Special features, disc 1: trivia tracks in English and Spanish; original theatrical trailer. Special features. 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.
Contributor:
Babenco, Hector. , Director
Schrader, Leonard. , Adapter, Screenwriter
Weisman, David. , Producer
Hurt, William. , Actor
Julia, Raul. , Actor
Braga, Sonia, 1950- , Actor
Neschling, John. , Composer
Carneiro, Nando. , Composer
Puig, Manuel. , Author
FilmDallas 1 (Firm) , Producer
HB Filmes. , Producer
Sugarloaf Films. , Producer
Independent Cinema Restoration Archive. , Associated name
City Lights Home Entertainment (Firm) , Distributor
Contains:
Tangled web, making Kiss of the spider woman [videorecording]
ISBN:
0979360757
9780979360756
OCLC:
233603497
Publisher Number:
897246001508
DV600156 City Lights Home Entertainment