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Kiss of the Spider Woman

Kiss of the Spider Woman is a 1985 film which tells the story of two men in a Brazilian prison -- one a political prisoner, the other in prison for his homosexuality -- who learn to respect each other. It stars William Hurt, Raul Julia[?] and Sonia Braga[?].

The movie was adapted by Leonard Schrader[?] from the novel by Manuel Puig[?]. It was directed by Hector Babenco[?].

It won the Academy Award for Best Actor (William Hurt), and was nominated for Best Director, Best Picture and Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material from Another Medium.

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