Ali Abbasi / DK, DE, SE, FR, 2022 / 116 min.
Dark thriller by Ali Abassi, prize-winning director of Gräns, about an Iranian journalist tracking a serial killer in Iran’s spiritual capital Mashhad. The ‘Spider Killer’ wants to rid the streets of evil, which he feels is embodied by female sex workers.
Mashhad by night. Once again, Saeed readies himself to free the city, a holy place for Shiites, from everything that taints it. He patrols the streets on his motorbike looking for sex workers he ensnares and then kills, leaving their bodies where they lie.
DK, DE, SE, FR
NLD or ENG