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Manuel Puig (1932–1990)

Manuel Puig, Juan Manuel Puig Delledonne, was born on December 28, 1932 in General Villegas Partido, Buenos Aires Province, Argentina. He was a writer, playwright and actor. He studied architecture at the University of Buenos Aires and screenwriting in Italy. He traveled in Europe doing odd jobs. In the 1960's he returned to Argentine where he ... See full bio »

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Boquitas pintadas
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 1996 Función de noche (TV Series) (novel - 1 episode)
- El beso de la mujer araña (1996) ... (novel)
 1985 Kiss of the Spider Woman (based on the novel by)
 1984/II The Other
 1982 Pubis Angelical (novel)
 1978 Hell Without Limits (uncredited)
 1974 Boquitas pintadas (novel)
 1972 Teatro de siempre (TV Series) (1 episode)
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 1985 Kiss of the Spider Woman (lyrics: "JE ME MOQUE DE L'AMOUR")
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 2008 Tangled Web: Making Kiss of the Spider Woman (Video documentary)

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(November 4 to December 17, 1989) His play, "Mystery of the Rose Bouquet," was performed in an American premiere at the Mark Taper Forum Theatre in Los Angeles, California. Allan Baker was translator. Jeremy Lawrence was American adapter. Robert Allan Ackerman was director. See more »

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[on Vittorio De Sica] He was somebody who wanted to make life a 24-hour pleasure.


"The Kiss of the Spider Woman" at the Ahmanson Theatre in Los Angeles, California was awarded the 1996 Drama Logue Award for Production. See more »

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