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1,259 Ratings

Cat People

Directed by Paul Schrader
United States, 1982
Drama, Fantasy, Horror


In this sensual 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) in New Orleans: that when sexually aroused, they turn into predatory jungle cats.

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Cat People Directed by Paul Schrader

Awards & Festivals

Golden Globes (USA)

1983 | 2 nominations including: Best Original Score - Motion Picture

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