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Holy Spider(Movie, 2022)

| 1h 56min | Genres: Drama, Crime, Thriller
Holy SpiderRating: 3.8/5 (with 1313 votes)
Holy Spider is a 2022 internationally co-produced Persian-language crime thriller film directed by Ali Abbasi. Based on the true story of Saeed Hanaei, a serial killer who targeted sex workers and killed 16 women from 2000 to 2001 in Mashhad, Iran, the film depicts a fictional female journalist investigating a serial killer. The film was selected to compete for the Palme d'Or at the 2022 Cannes Film Festival, where it premiered on 22 May 2022. Zar Amir Ebrahimi won the festival's Best Actress Award. ()
Movie poster of Holy Spider

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About Holy Spider

A journalist descends into the dark underbelly of the Iranian holy city of Mashhad as she investigates the serial killings of sex workers by the so called "Spider Killer", who believes he is cleansing the streets of sinners.

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Trailer for Holy Spider + Featurettes/Teaser/Clips

Official Cannes Teaser Trailer(Trailer, 1:50)

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Additional Information

Production countries: Germany, Denmark, France, Sweden
Original language: Persian (FA)
Spoken languages: Persian (FA)
Translated into 10 languages: Arabic (AR), German (DE), English (EN), Persian (FA), French (FR), Hungarian (HU), Italian (IT), Korean (KO), Russian (RU), Thai (TH)
Status: Released
Release date US: 10/28/2022 (World premiere: 07/13/2022)
Appearing Characters: Saeed Hanaei
Cast: Zar Amir Ebrahimi, Mehdi Bajestani, Sara Fazilat, Nima Akbarpour
Director: Ali Abbasi
Alternative titles in other countries (from previews, ads etc.):
"Les nuits de Mashhad"
"성스러운 거미"
"Svētais zirneklis"
"Kutsal Örümcek"

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WatchPlayStream ID: MOVIES:489292, Added: 04/06/2022, Last updated: 10/02/2022