Cathy’s Curse (1977)

France, Canada,
35mm film, Eastmancolor, 1.85:1
mono, English

A French/Canadian horror film directed by Eddy Matalon.

Plot Summary

A young girl is possessed by the spirit of her aunt who died in a car accident as a child.


Directed by: Eddy Matalon
© 1976 The Montreal Trust Company
Makifilms (Paris), Les Productions Agora Inc. (Montréal) present
Produced by: Nicole Mathieu Boisvert
Screenplay: Alain Sens-Cazenave, Eddy Matalon, Myra Clément
Director of Photography: Jean-Jacques Tarbès
Editors: Laurent Quaglio, Pierre Rose, Micheline Thouin
Music by: Didier Vasseur (Pema Music)
Sound Recordist: Jean-Michel Rouard
Wardrobe: Joyce Allen
Cathy's Costumes: Enfants Delongchamps
Make-up Artist: Julia Grundy
Special Effects: Eurocitel

Alan Scarfe (George [Gimble])
Beverley Murray (Vivian [Gimble])
Randi Allen (Cathy [Gimble])
Roy Witham (Paul)
Mary Morter (the medium)
Dorothy Davis (Mary)
Bryce Allen [Cathy's friend]
Sony Forbes [inspector]
Bob Gerolami
Renée Girard [Mme Burton]
Linda Koot [Laura]
Jeffrey LaFlamme
Peter McNeill [Gimble en 1935]
Lisa Nickelt [Cathy's friend]
Hubert Noël [doctor]

Alternative Titles

Cathys Fluch – West Germany
Cathys forbannelse – Norway
Cauchemares – Canada (French)
I daimonismeni me ta prasina matia – Greece
A Maldição de Cathy – Portugal
La maldición de Cathy – Spain
La maldición de Cathy – Mexico
La venganza de Cathy – Spanish video title
Maledetto sortilegio – Italy
Une si gentille petite fille – France
Η δαιμονισμένη με τα πράσινα μάτια – Greece

Extracts included in
Doll Killer (2013)
Terror on Tape (1985)
Trailer Trauma 2: Drive-In Monsterama (2016)
You Won't Stop Screaming (1998)



  • Film Review 1978-79 by F. Maurice Speed p.142
  • Horror and Science Fiction Films II by Donald C. Willis p.54-55