Movie Memorials: Remembering the life, death and legacy of Hector Babenco
Hector Babenco, the director of “Kiss of the Spider Woman,” has died at the age of 70, according to multiple news sources.
Denise Winther of Babenco's HB Films says the director died Wednesday night of a heart attack at Sao Paulo's Sirio-Libanes Hospital.
The Argentine-born Brazilian director was nominated for an Oscar for “Kiss of the Spider Woman,” which was released in 1985. The movie was also nominated for best picture and actor William Hurt won the best actor Academy award for...