Cat People

They are something more than lovers who are about to become something less than human.

Cat People (1982)

DramaFantasyHorrorThriller

After years of separation, Irina (Nastassja Kinski) and her minister brother, Paul (Malcolm McDowell), reunite in New Orleans in this erotic tale of the supernatural. When zoologists capture a wild panther, Irina is drawn to the cat -- and the zoo curator (John Heard) is drawn to her. Soon, Irina's brother will have to reveal the family secret: that when sexually aroused, they turn into predatory jungle cats.

Director: Paul Schrader
Writers: Alan Ormsby, Paul Schrader.

Score: 6.2/10 from 10 votes
Release Date: 1982-04-02
Status: Released
Run time: 118 min / 1:58
Production Country: United States of America


Casts

Nastassja Kinski
as Irena Gallier
Malcolm McDowell
as Paul Gallier
John Heard
as Oliver Yates
Ruby Dee
as Female
Ed Begley, Jr.
as Joe Creigh
Scott Paulin
as Bill Searle
Frankie Faison
as Det. Brandt
Annette O'Toole
as Alice Perrin
Lynn Lowry
as Ruthie
John Larroquette
as Bronte Judson

Crew

Directing Paul Schrader Director
Writing Alan Ormsby Screenplay
Writing Paul Schrader Screenplay
Production Charles W. Fries Producer
Sound Giorgio Moroder Music
Camera John Bailey Director of Photography
Editing Jacqueline Cambas Editor
Editing Jere Huggins Editor
Editing Ned Humphreys Editor
Editing Bud S. Smith Editor
Production Mary Goldberg Casting

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