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Spider (21-May-2002)

Director: David Cronenberg

Writer: Patrick McGrath

From novel: Spider by Patrick McGrath

Keywords: Drama, Mental Illness

A schizophrenic man living in a London halfway house struggles with his grasp of reality.

"Spider", an extremely disturbed young man, lives life in a London halfway house years after "witnessing" his father murder his mother in a schizophrenic vision. Left largely to his own devices by the house's inattentive caretaker, Spider stops taking his medication, drifting deeper and deeper into a tortured world of his mind's own creation as he revisits his horrific childhood.

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John Neville
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Lynn Redgrave
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Miranda Richardson
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