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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
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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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Draggy and silly.
4 July 2001 | by See all my reviews

Well, it has a couple of interesting camera angles and a sexy performance by the actress who plays the woman paid to seduce the hero, but the slow pacing causes it to drag too often, the editing is astonishingly bad at times, and the "plot secrets", when revealed, turn out to be totally insignificant. But it's in the last 15 minutes that the movie really jumps off the rails, and comes up with a silly and far-fetched conclusion. (*1/2)


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