27 Mar 2023

Film Screening: Holy Spider

"Holy Spider" directed by Ali Abbasi, has won the Best Actress Award at Cannes and is Denmark's submission for the Oscars.

The film deals with the true story of a 2001 serial killer in an anguished thriller woven into the vicious fabric of patriarchy, with every detail revealing the pressure and misogyny of Iran's collective unconscious.

2022, Police drama / Thriller / Social, 116'

Language: Persian with Greek subtitles

Free entrance

"The best movie we've seen this year" Variety

"Deeply fascinating" Daily Telegraph

"Immersive storytelling" The Hollywood Reporter

"You'll Never Forget It" The Wrap

Synopsis: Peaceful family man in the morning, hardened criminal at night: A serial killer roams the night streets of the holy city of Mashhad, exterminating prostitutes, because he thinks he is purifying the world of sinners. Until a fearless journalist decides to put her life in danger in order to expose him.

The film will be followed by a 15-minute discussion.

The screening starts at exactly 8:30.

Venue: Skala Municipal Theatre

15 Kyriakou Matsi, 6015, Larnaca

Entry is not allowed to persons that are under 18.

Contact number: 99434793

The event is organized with the financial support of the Deputy Ministry of Culture.

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