is an American horror film first released on 2nd April 1982,
directed by Paul Schrader.
Cinematography was by John Bailey and the film was scored by Giorgio Moroder.
It is based on a story by DeWitt Bodeen and stars Nastassja Kinski, Malcolm McDowell, John Heard, Annette O'Toole and Ruby Dee.
It is a RKO Pictures production, produced by Jerry Bruckheimer and distributed by Universal Pictures.
Location filming was in 1031 N Claiborne Avenue, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA.
The film was released with the tagline: "An erotic fantasy about the animal in us all."
It is a color film and runs to 1 hour and 58 minutes.
Our overall rating for Cat People
is: good - passable entertainment.
Other notable films that have been directed by Paul Schrader include: American Gigolo
The Comfort of Strangers
Dominion: Prequel to the Exorcist
(2005). The actor Nastassja Kinski has also appeared in: Frühlingssinfonie
An American Rhapsody
Other recommended films include the following: George Marshall's The Blue Dahlia
Léonide Moguy's Conflit
Nicolas Saada's Espion(s)
Jacques Doillon's Le Premier venu
Jacques Tati's Les Vacances de Monsieur Hulot