Emmental in the 13th century: The brave and rebellious midwife Christine enters a pact with the devil to protect her village from the terror of the Teutonic Knights. But punished henceforth with a spider plague, Christine goes from being the saviour to the hunted. Christine faces the crucial battle against the diabolical power that wants to take away the highest good she is willing to die for: humanity.
THE BLACK SPIDER is a mystery horror starring Lillith Stangenberg (THE PEOPLE VS. FRITZ BAUER) and Anatole Taubmann (96 HOURS). Director Markus Fischer (MARMORERA) has created a vividly gruesome world which brings an eerie demonic force to the big screen.
with English, French subtitles
Lilith Stangenberg, Ronald Zehrfeld, Nurit Hirschfeld, Fabian Krüger, Josef Ostendorf, Ueli Jäggi, Marin Blülle, Marcus Signer
Ascot Elite, Switzerland
March 10, 2022
Neuchâtel International Fantastic Film Festival | Pápa International Historical Film Festival - Budapest | Fantaspoa Mostra: Internacional | Filmfest Kitzbuehl | Macabro's Film Festival in Mexico
PHIFF Hungary Filmfestival - Best | Macabro Festival - Best Director for international Horror Film | Firenze Filmfestival - Nomination for Best Feature
Qualifies for Swiss Films Distribution Support
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