The Water Spider

The Water Spider (1971)

  • Genre: Fantasy, Drama
  • Release Date: 1971-01-11
  • User Rating: 5.3/10 from 3 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 16min
  • Language: Français
  • Production Company: Productions Tanit
  • Production Country: France
  • Director: Jean-Daniel Verhaeghe
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Bernard is in love with a water spider. He wants to replace his wife Catherine with the spider because she bores him. The spider transforms into a tarantula and later in a mysterious mute girl named Nadie. He falls in love with the girl/spider and finally he has to choose between his wife or the spider.

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  • Elisabeth Wiener

    as Nadie
  • Marc Eyraud

    as Bernard
  • Marie-Ange Dutheil

    as Catherine
  • André Julien

    as Le paysan
  • Pierre Meyrand

    as Le curé
  • Juliet Berto

  • Josep Maria Flotats

Directing Jean-Daniel Verhaeghe Director
Writing Jean-Daniel Verhaeghe Writer
Sound Serge Kaufman Original Music Composer
Editing Marie-Claire Korber Editor
Production Bernard Paris Producer
Writing Marcel Bealu Novel
Crew Jean Gonnet Cinematography