USA, 2023
Director: Susanna Fogel
Executive Producer: Daniel Hank
Producer: Jeremy Steckler, Helen Estabrook
Cast: Emilia Jones, Nicholas Braun, Geraldine Viswanathan, Hope Davis,
Isabella Rossellini, Liza Koshy, Isaac Powell
Screenwriter: Michelle Ashford
Based on the New Yorker short story by: Kristen Roupenian
Cinematography: Manuel Billeter
Composer: Heather McIntosh
Genre: Psychological Thriller
Aspect Ratio: Scope
Language: English
Running Time: 119 minutes

Susanna Fogel (The Flight Attendant, The Wilds) directs this genre-bending thriller about the horrors of dating in the 21st Century, adapted by Michelle Ashford (Masters of Sex, The Pacific, Operation Mincemeat) from the acclaimed New Yorker short story by Kristen Roupenian.

When Margot, a college sophomore (Emilia Jones – CODA) goes on a date with the older Robert (Nicholas Braun – Succession, Zola), she finds that IRL Robert doesn’t live up to the Robert she has been flirting with over texts. Cat Person is a razor-sharp exploration of the gender divide, the quagmire of navigating modern dating and the dangerous projections we make in our minds about the person at the other end of our phones.

Official Selection - Sundance Film Festival

Reviews and Quotes 2

"Destined to be a reference point
in future discussions about courtship."

"The in the filmmakers' approach to these tense scenes: Fogel and Ashford loosen their grip, at last trusting us to sit in our discomfort, draw our own conclusion and sharpen our tools for the discourse."
The Hollywood Reporter

"Director Susanna Fogel has shaken and stirred Kristen Roupenian's 2017 yarn into something outrageous and disturbing"

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