Kiss of the Spider Woman (movie)

1985 film directed by Héctor Babenco

Kiss of the Spider Woman (Portuguese: O Beijo da Mulher Aranha) is a 1985 Brazilian American drama movie directed by Héctor Babenco and based on the 1976 novel of the same name by Manuel Puig. It stars William Hurt, Raul Julia, Sônia Braga, José Lewgoy, Milton Gonçalves, Míriam Pires and was distributed by Island Pictures. It was nominated for 4 Oscars, including Best Picture and won Best Actor for Hurt in 1986.

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Country Premiere
  France 6 June 1985
  United States 26 July 1985
  Argentina 17 October 1985
  Taiwan 25 October 1985
  Netherlands 31 October 1985
  United Kingdom 8 November 1985
  Denmark 29 November 1985
  Australia 20 December 1985
  Sweden 25 December 1985
  Italy 16 January 1986
  Portugal 28 February 1986
  Brazil 13 March 1986
  Uruguay 17 April 1986
  Spain 18 April 1986
  Finland 18 April 1986
  Greece 18 April 1986
  Ireland 20 June 1986
  West Germany 3 July 1986
  Japan 19 July 1986
  Mexico 20 November 1986
  Hungary 19 November 1987
  Peru 3 December 1987

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