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838 Ratings

The Cat o' Nine Tails

Il gatto a nove code

Directed by Dario Argento
Italy, France, 1971
Mystery, Thriller, Horror


A newspaper reporter and a retired, blind journalist try to solve a series of killings connected to a pharmaceutical company’s experimental, top-secret research projects and in so doing, both become targets of the killer.

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The Cat o' Nine Tails Directed by Dario Argento

Critics reviews

Not “a nice, clean slash” but a bloody melee for the rooftop climax, not a Morricone lullaby but a child’s scream echoing down an elevator shaft.
December 07, 2008
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Cat O’ Nine Tails showcases Argento’s formal obsession with the disorienting effects of architecture and interior design.
November 08, 2001
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