Dennis Clegg is in his thirties and lives in a halfway house for the mentally ill in London. Dennis, nicknamed “Spider” by his mother has been institutionalized with acute schizophrenia for some 20 years. He has never truly recovered, however, and as the story progresses we vicariously experience his increasingly fragile grip on reality.


Title: Spider

Release Date: 2002

Genres: Drama, Mystery, Thriller

    Directors: Cronenberg, David


  • Fiennes, Ralph as Dennis (”Spider”) Cleg
  • Richardson, Miranda as Yvonne/Mrs. Cleg
  • Byrne, Gabriel as Bill Cleg
  • Redgrave, Lynn as Mrs. Wilkinson
  • Neville, John as Terrence
  • Hall, Bradley as Dennis Cleg as a child
  • Reineke, Gary as Freddy
  • Craig, Philip as John
  • Saunders, Cliff as Bob
  • Ellis, Tara as Nora
  • Stockbridge, Sara as Gladys
  • Whybrow, Arthur as Ernie
  • Duffett, Nicola as Barmaid
  • Nightingale, Jake as Large Man
  • Egan, Alison as Flashing Yvonne

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