MUBI has acquired the rights to Can Hit Holy spider For UK, Ireland, LatAm and Malaysia.
Featuring Danish-Iranian filmmaker Ali Abbasi, whose main competition had its world premiere and was one of the fest’s most talked about titles, it follows the true story of family man Saeed, who set out on a religious quest to “clean up” the Iranian city. Mashhad of immoral prostitutes.
He is tracked down by a spicy young journalist, desperate to get the truth.
Director Abbasi is a respected author and his predecessor, BorderCannes won the Uncertain Regard Award at 2018.
MUBI will take over the territories of the UK, Ireland, Latham and Malaysia, while Utopia took over US rights a few days ago. Wild Bunch International is conducting international sales and is negotiating a deal with MUBI, which has also picked up Park Chan-Uks. The decision to leave And the fortnightly headline of the director Five devils.
Holy spider The stars are Mehdi Bajestani, Tsar Amir Ibrahimi, Arash Ashtiani, Forjan Jamshidnejad, Alice Rahimi, Sara Fazilat and Sina Parvaneh. It is produced by Sol Bondi and Jacob Jarrek, executive producers are Ditte Millstead, Christoph Lange, and co-producers are Eva Ackergren, Cale Martin, Peter Posne, Fred Barley, Vincent Maraval, Pascal Cacheteaux, Gregorio Reore,