Holy Spider

TIFF 2023: Shayda Review

Shayda is a bold statement about a woman coming into her own despite her situation. Writer/director Noora Niasari creates a film of unnerving anxiety and rising pressure. One becomes immersed in the validity of this character’s existence.

TIFF 2022: Holy Spider Review

Ali Abbasi's Holy Spider is a gripping true crime drama fuelled by an excellent turn by Cannes Best Actress winner Zar Amir Ebrahimi.