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This English-Dutch co-production is a thriller based on a novel by Nicolas Freeling. A rape case puts an Amsterdam detective on the trail of a gang of rich kids. Divided into Ravens (the boys) and Cats (the girls), the group participates in strange rituals and criminal activities. The detective unmasks the leader and manages to drive the gang apart. From a scenario by Hugo Claus.

Title: Because of the Cats (Niet voor de poezen)
Year: 1973
Duration : 1 hour, 38 minutes
Category: Feature film
Edition: NFF 1984

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