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Holy Spider

Ali Abbasi, Denmark, Germany, France, Sweden, 2022, 115'

This uncompromising film, based on true events that took place between 2000 and 2001, follows a journalist investigating brutal serial murders of prostitutes in the Iranian city of Mashhad. Many respect the murderer as a hero because he “cleanses” the streets of indecency and sin. This gripping thriller is a painfully realistic portrait and a strong condemnation of a society marked by a deeply rooted oppression of women. In Competition at the 2022 Cannes Film Festival.


Location: Kosovelov dom Sežana
Date: 07. June 2023
Time: 20:00
Program category: Films and Guests
Section category: Otok Elsewhere