The Girl and the Spider

The Girl and the Spider

Directed by Ramon Zürcher and Silvan Zürcher 
(Switzerland, 2021, digital, in German with English subtitles)

As her roommate prepares to move out of their apartment, Mara’s emotional roller coaster is set in motion by secret longings surrounding the movers, the neighbors, a cat, and an ever-expanding cast of characters. With The Girl and the Spider, twin brothers Ramon and Silvan Zürcher (The Strange Little Cat) continue their cinematic exploration of human togetherness in a ballad about the need for closeness and the pain of separation.

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The MFAH film department is supported by Tenaris; the Vaughn Foundation; The Consulate General of the Republic of Korea; Nina and Michael Zilkha; Consulate General of Italy in Houston; Italian Cultural Institute in Los Angeles; Consulate General of Brazil in Houston; Franci Neely; Carrin Patman and Jim Derrick; Ms. Laurence Unger; L’Alliance Française de Houston; and ILEX Foundation.

The Girl and the Spider

Directed by Ramon Zürcher and Silvan Zürcher
(Switzerland, 2021, 99 minutes)
Lynn Wyatt Theater


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