With Nastassja Kinski, Malcolm McDowell, John Heard, Annette O'Toole, Ed Begley Jr., John Larroquette, Frankie Faison
Directed by Paul Schrader

Interesting remake of the 1942 movie by Paul Schrader, the writer of Taxi Driver. With an ‘80s sexual touch we witness a werewolf-like breed of people who transform into leopards when sexually aroused. Their state is due to the ancient rituals performed where women were sacrificed to leopards who subsequently mated with these women, creating a new race. This dangerous endangered species is seen from the perspective of a young woman awoken to the fact that she is one of them. Many underlying nuances like Catholic parallels and metaphors for incest, as to be expected of Schrader. Features David Bowie’s hit song Cat People (Putting out Fire).

4 / B
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6 - Volcanic
5 - Blistering
4 - Hot
3 - Smolder
2 - Room Temperature
1 - Fizzled
0 - Extinguished

A: Multi-Viewing Potential

B: Could Enjoy A 2nd Look

C: Once Should Suffice

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