The Spider's Stratagem


The content on this page is provided by a Time Out partner.

In Italy, Athos Magnani (Giulio Brogi) is the son of an anti-fascist hero who was assassinated three decades earlier. When the dead man's former mistress (Alida Valli) calls him back to his father's hometown, Athos has a number of perplexing, surreal encounters with her and the men who were his father's allies long ago. But were they really allies? As he tries to unravel the mystery of his father's murder, the son is forced to reckon with the nature of compromised ideals.

Release details

0 mins

Cast and crew

Bernardo Bertolucci
Bernardo Bertolucci, Eduardo de Gregorio, Marilù Parolini
Giulio Brogi
Alida Valli
Tino Scotti
Pippo Campanini
Franco Giovanelli
Allen Midgett
1 person listening