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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