Cats are pretty cute characters, and people on youtube appear to be infatuated with them. Videos with kitties in them get millions of views daily. Scientists say that the spacing of the eyes on a cat mirrors that of a human baby and subconsciously evokes a loving response from people by looking at them. Alongside this adoration for the fluffy cuteness, a darker presence lingers and in an instant the visage of adorable can become one that invokes terror in people.
A single black cat can make some grown men cross the street just to avoid crossing its path. In Stephen King’s CAT’S EYE, a cute kitty who went by the name General padded his furry paws through a host of twisted tales. In TALES FROM THE DARKSIDE THE MOVIE a vengeful black cat took revenge on an elderly business tycoon. Who could envision a wicked witch zooming about on her broom without her wicked little kitty right there by her side? Yes, cats have long been a horror films staple and now Korean filmmaker Byeon Seung-wook wants in on some of that furry action. In CAT, a young woman named So-yeun is terrorized by Silky, a Persian cat left in her care.
The film stars Park Min-yeong and CAT will open in theaters this summer.
“So-yeun is an animal groomer who works in a pet shop. One day, she gets stuck with a Persian cat named Silky when its owner suddenly dies. From then on, So-yeun is constantly haunted by a bobbed hair girl with green cat-like eyes who turns her life turns into turmoil. So-yeun desperately seeks help from the people around, but no one listens to her. The presence of the girl and the sound of Silky cries start to choke in around her life more and more. Not only that, people around So-yeun gets killed one by one. Soon, So-yeun comes face to face with the bobbed hair girl at the scene of a horrific death. So-yeun gets rid of Silky hoping her troubles will come to an end, but Silky keeps coming back to her like a boomerang. Terrified she could be the next to die, So-yeun sets out to find out the identity of the girl with the help her dead friend ex-boyfriend, Jun-seok, who is a cop. Later, So-yeun finds out the truth to the tragic incident that took place in the past.”