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Persecution (1974)

Young David Masters drowns his mothers cat Sheba in its milk, claiming she loves it more than he, one of many such Shebas he has killed... See full synopsis »

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Carrie Masters
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Paul Bellamy
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David Masters
Olga Georges-Picot ...
Monique Kalfon
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Janie Masters
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Robert Masters
Mark Weavers ...
Young David
Catherine Brandon ...
Mrs. Deacon
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Mrs. Banks
Ronald Howard ...
Dr. Ross
Jennifer Guy ...
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John Ryan ...
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Young David Masters drowns his mothers cat Sheba in its milk, claiming she loves it more than he, one of many such Shebas he has killed... See full synopsis »

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Now it's David's turn to get even... and he has a very special treat for his mother. See more »

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Drama | Horror | Thriller

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October 1975 (USA)  »

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I Hate You, Cat  »

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Trevor Howard thought this was his worst film appearance. He said his performance just consisted of a scene in a hallway, and another shot in London Zoo. See more »

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Much too drawn out
9 December 2014 | by (Victoria, BC) – See all my reviews

I found a copy of this movie in a thrift store, and since it only cost fifty cents, I figured what the heck? Probably I should mention that I'm not a die hard fan of British horror films, though I've seen a few that I've liked. I found this one unusual in several aspects. There's the casting of Lana Turner, of course, and she manages to be appropriately (and convincingly) hateful. But two other things struck me most about the movie, the first being was how effectively bleak the movie's atmosphere was; every scene felt grim and dark. Another thing was that the core story could have fit nicely in one of those notorious EC horror comic books. Note that I said, "the core" - as it is, the story in this movie is much too drawn out. While it never gets to be boring, it won't take viewers long to start asking the movie to simply get on with it, which it never does. This story may have worked as one of the stories in a horror anthology movie, but as it is, viewers will lose patience long before the movie reaches the end.


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