Special Presentations | 100 min | 1970

THE SPIDER'S STRATAGEM

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About the Film

Athos Magnani is the son of an anti-fascist hero who was assassinated three decades earlier. When his father's former mistress calls Magnani back to his father's hometown, he finds himself entangled in a web of perplexing, surreal encounters with her and the men who used to be his father's allies long ago.

Film Info

Section Special Presentations
Year 1970
Length 100 min
Language Italian, with English Subtitles
Country Italy 
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Film Credits

Director Bernardo Bertolucci
Screenplay Bernardo Bertolucci, Eduardo De Gregorio, Marilù Parolini
Cinematography Vittorio Storaro, Franco Di Giacomo
Music Giuseppe Verdi, Arnold Schönberg, Giuseppe Blanc
Editing Roberto Perpignani
Producer Giovanni Bertolucci
Production Company Cineriz, Compagnia Cinematografica Cervi
Sound Design
Sound Giorgio Pelloni
Cast Giulio Brogi, Alida Valli, Pippo Campanini

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Directed by: Bernardo Bertolucci