On February 2, horror films will further fuel the fear of spiders with the premiere of Vermin: the plaguea film which has already aroused great enthusiasm after its success presentation at the Sitges Festival. Directed by Sébastien Vanicek, this horror thriller promises to keep spectators in suspense.
The plot of the film revolves around Kaleb, a young man about to turn 30 who is going through a difficult time in his life. deal with family problems and the loss of personal connections, your passion for exotic animals This takes him into an unexpected twist when he acquires a poisonous spider. This decision sets off a series of terrifying events when the spider escapes, plunging Kaleb into a nightmare. We already predicted that no one would become Spider-Man in this movie.
One of the most notable features of Vermin: the plague is the use of real spiders in all his scenes, an approach that seeks to intensify the film’s sense of terror and authenticity. This detail not only increases the dramatic tension, but also strikes a chord with the audience, particularly in those who suffer from arachnophobia. The film follows the lead of other successful spider horror films, exploring the innate fear of these creatures and using that fear to create a distressing cinematic experience.
Director Sébastien Vaniček chose as main scene the suburbs, a familiar environment for him and far from the clichés of auteur cinema and national comedies. Vaniček describes his film as a genre film that has a deep impact, provoking strong emotions and total viewer involvement.
“It’s a genre film that upsets, moves, thrills, because it seems to me that through emotions, we end up worrying and getting involved,” he noted in an interview with Variety. The young director also aims to reach a wide audience. He said he wanted to make “a film worth watching, a show worth seeing.”