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Holy Spider

Director: Ali Abbasi Run Time: 116 min. Format: DCP Rating: NR Release Year: 2022 Language: Persian with English subtitles

Starring: Zahra Amir Ebrahimi, Arash Ashtiani, Nima Akbarpour

In Holy Spider, we follow family man Saeed as he embarks on his own religious quest — to “cleanse” the holy Iranian city of Mashhad of immoral and corrupt street prostitutes. After murdering several women, he grows ever more desperate about the lack of public interest in his divine mission.