Holy Spider

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.

Denmark’s Official Submission to the 95th Academy Awards in the International Feature category.

Winner of the Best Actress Award at the 2022 Cannes Film Festival.