Giallo Italian Supernatural Uncategorized Witch

Horror scene stealers #1 – the studious cat in Inferno (1980)

Animals in Dario Argento films don’t tend to do very well – cats get drowned, guide dogs get spooky and kill their owners and we won’t talk about the monkey in Phenomena. Actually, he does ok.

One of the most resplendent and scene stealing moggies in film is Ania Pieroni’s cat in Inferno. Mark (Leigh McCloskey) is a music student in Rome who is just about to get involved in the search for the infamous Argento evil trio of witches The Three Mothers, tipped off by his sister Rose (Irene Miracle). While attempting to read Rose’s letter in class, Mark is entranced by a beautiful student (Pieroni) who has somehow snuck her cat into the lecture theatre. Standard. The student and cat both look the same. THE CAT IS HECKA BEAUTIFUL. When they stare at him, it’s such a sensual and gorgeous shot but you’ve got to admit – the cat steals the show.

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.