The Red Spider

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Nėra prasmės tempti gumos, ką? Man tik įdomu, kaip jūs tai padarysit. Trenksit tiesiai į pakaušį? Gi taip paprastai darot, ar ne?

Karol, an ordinary young man, runs into a much older man, whom he believes to be a Red Spider, the terrifying serial killer, prowling the streets of Cracow in 1960s. Karol becomes obsessed with the man and spies on him. Meanwhile he meets Danka – a slightly older photographer, working for the local newspaper. Tempted by love, fascinated by death, Karol will soon have to make the most important choice of his life.
Karlovy Vary International Film Festival – in competition.

Marcin Koszałka

Marcin Koszałka was born in 1970, in Cracow. He graduated Katowice Film School and now is a lecturer there. He is a cinematographer and documentary film director. His documentary films have been screened and acclaimed at many international film festivals. He has a reputation for choosing controversial subjects for his films, his most famous works are Such a Beautiful SonI Delivered (1999), All Day Together (2006), Existence (2007) and Declaration of Immortality (2010). The recurring theme of his films is death and the fear of dying. The Red Spider is his feature film debut.