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The Spider

Yugoslavia, 1969 (MIFF 1973, Z is for Zagreb)

Director: Aleksander Marks, Vladimir Jutriša

The spider closes the trilogy begun by the Fly and continued in Sisiphus. Containing the strongest moral message of the three, its tone is black.

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