Kiss of the Spider Woman (1985)
Academy Award for Best Picture (David Weisman)
Academy Award for Best Writing, Adapted Screenplay (Leonard Schrader)Award details: (details at IMDb)
Luis Molina and Valentin Arregui are cell mates in a South American prison. Luis, a homosexual, is found guilty of immoral behaviour and Valentin is a political prisoner. To escape reality Luis invents romantic movies, while Valentin tries to keep his mind on the situation he's in. During the time they spend together, the two men come to understand and respect one another.