Z. Amir Ebrahimi, M. Bajestani and A. Abbasi from HOLY SPIDER, enchant the red carpet at European Film Awards in Reykjavik
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 workers and killed 16 women from 2000 to 2001 in Mashhad, , the film depicts a fictional female journalist investigating a serial killer. It 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. The film was selected as the Danish entry for Best International Feature Film at the 95th Academy Awards.