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Cat People

R| 1 hr. 58 min.

Plot Summary
In this sensual and violent horror tale, Irena Gallier (Nastassia Kinski) has a dark family secret, one that resurfaces dramatically when she reconnects with her estranged brother, Paul (Malcolm McDowell). Living with her sibling in New Orleans, Irena finds herself enamored with zoologist Oliver Yates (John Heard), even as her brother makes his own advances toward her. It's not long before the dark and dangerous curse of the Gallier clan rears its feline head.

Cast: Nastassia Kinski , Malcolm McDowell , John Heard , Annette O'Toole , Ed Begley Jr. , Ruby Dee , Scott Paulin , Frankie Faison

Director: Paul Schrader

Genres: Horror

Distributor: Image Entertainment Inc., MCA/Universal Pictures [us]

Cat People (1982)

Release Date: December 18th, 1991|1 hr. 58 min.

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