The Strange Little Cat (2013)

Director
Ramon Zürcher

Main cast
Anjorka Strechel; Jenny Schily; Matthias Dittmer; Luk Pfaff; Monika Hetterle

Genres
Family, Comedy, Drama

Description
It is a Saturday in autumn, and Karin and Simon are visiting their parents and youngest sister Clara. This family gathering provides the occasion for a dinner together, at which other relatives appear over the course of the day. While the family members animate the apartment’s space with their conversations, everyday activities and cooking preparations, the cat and dog range through the various rooms. they too become a central element in this quotidian familial dance that repeatedly manifests stylized elements, disrupting any naturalistic mode of presentation. In this way, adjoining spaces open up between family drama, fairy tale and the psychological study of a mother.


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