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Wagahai wa neko de aru (1975)

The cat of the title roams around the house of a poor schoolteacher in the late 19th century, observing the goings-on of the teacher and his neighbors.

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Kushami
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Harold Conway
Masumi Harukawa
Tonpei Hidari ...
Sampei Tatara
Jûzô Itami ...
Meitei
Shigeru Kôyama ...
Tojuro Suzuki
Mako Midori ...
Teacher of Koto (Japanese harp)
Shinsuke Minami ...
Kaneda
Kuriko Namino ...
Mrs. Kaneda
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Bunmei
Mariko Okada ...
Hanako
Nobuto Okamoto ...
Kangetsu
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Yukie
Hiroko Shino ...
Tomiko
Saburô Shinoda ...
Tofu
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The cat of the title roams around the house of a poor schoolteacher in the late 19th century, observing the goings-on of the teacher and his neighbors.

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Movie hits home...
8 March 2002 | by (Los Angeles) – See all my reviews

For any of you out there who considers life to be purposeless/pointless and you feel totally helpless and ridiculous...this movie ought to put you back on track. The main character, a middle school teacher is lost, I mean really lost in thought---all the time and seems that even a household pet has a more interesting life...the cat. The movie is hard to describe but let me try--- it is about someone who will find the guts to try to accomplish something after a series of ridiculous and tragic event --- the color of the movie changes dramatically in the last scene because not only has the character awaken to his own life but the audience as well---the movie is that good but only after you figure it out!!!


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