‘Kiss of the Spider Woman is set in a miserable South American prison where torture and deprivation are the norm. The show focuses on two cellmates: Valentin and Molina. Valentin is a Marxist revolutionary in prison for alleged terrorist activities. Molina is a homosexual imprisoned for allegedly having sexual relations with a minor. The misery of prison life ends up making them close friends. Soon, Molina falls in love with Valenin. When Molina is set free, Molina agrees to make some phone calls on behalf of Valentin. Molina, who was followed by police, is then imprisoned again and the warden threatens to kill Molina if Valentin doesn't talk. Molina cries out to Valentin that if he does talk he will have betrayed him. As Molina proclaims his love for Valentin the Warden shoots him dead.