Motion Picture Purgatory: CATHY’S CURSE (1977)

With Quebec’s deep Catholic roots, it’s almost impossible to conceive that there wouldn’t be a French-Canadian twist on The Exorcist made in the tax shelter era. True enough, this edition of MOTION PICTURE PURGATORY by Rick Trembles focuses on the Cinepix-produced CATHY’S CURSE (aka CAUCHEMARES), a half-baked France co-production featuring haunted dolls and maggot-infested food directed by the Marseille-born Eddy Matalon, who went on to make the much better BLACKOUT (1978). Rick sez: