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.
DIRECTOR: Markus Fischer
VERSION: German (OV) with English Subtitles
RUNNING TIME: 110 min
RELEASE: Ascot Elite Switzerland, March 10, 2022