GOETHEFEST 23 / Holy Spider / 14.10.2023. / 21:00

14.10.2023., 21:00


Ticket price 250 dinars
21.00 Holy Spider
Denmark, Germany, Sweden, France, 2022, 119’
Director: Ali Abbasi
Cast: Alice Rahimi, Diana Al Hussen, Soraya Helli…

Female journalist Rahimi travels to the Iranian holy city of Mashhad to investigate a serial killer targeting sex workers. As she draws closer to exposing his crimes, the opportunity for justice grows harder to attain when the murderer is embraced by many as a hero. Based on the true story of the ‘Spider Killer’ Saeed Hanaei, who saw himself as on a mission from God as he killed 16 women between 2000 and 2001.

Awards: Cannes Film Festival – Winner Best Actress – Zar Amir Ebrahimi