SLIFF Spotlight: 'Holy Spider'

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Critic Andrew Wyatt spotlights another recommendation from this year's SLIFF lineup: Ali Abbasi's Iran-set true-crime drama Holy Spider. Screening this Thursday at 7:00 p.m. at the Plaza Frontenac Cinema.

"Notwithstanding its grim subject, Holy Spider mostly eschews true-crime orthodoxy thanks to Abbasi’s moody, jittery direction and Amir-Ebrahimi’s marvelous, finely tuned performance."

Read on at CSL's The Lens.