A cat must investigate brutal murders of other cats in a neighborhood he has moved into with his owner.

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Francis (voice)
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Blaubart (voice)
Helge Schneider ...
Jesaja (voice)
Wolfgang Hess ...
Kong (voice)
Gerhard Garbers ...
Pretorius (voice)
Ulrich Wildgruber ...
Joker (voice)
Mona Seefried ...
Felicitas (voice)
Manfred Steffen ...
Gustav (voice)
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Archie (voice)
Michaela Amler ...
Nhozemphtekh (voice)
Christian Schneller ...
Mendel (voice)
Tobias Lelle ...
Hermann 1 (voice)
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Hermann 2 (voice)
Alexandra Mink ...
Pepeline (voice) (as Alexandra Ludwig-Halm)
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Pascal / Claudandus (voice)
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After his owner relocates, the cat Francis in involved in a series of cat murders in the new neighborhood. Francis tries to solve the murder cases with others - including Claudandus, a very knowledgable and old cat. Written by Thomas Meyer <i03a@zfn.uni-bremen.de>

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Known as one of the most gruesome and violent animated horror movies ever made. See more »

Goofs

In the beginning when the Citroen ID19 is leaving with the luggage on top, the car turns right at a junction. The blinking indicator light is integrated in the lights on top of the bumper, but in reality it was in the roof. See more »

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Nhozemphtekh: [beckoning] Francis! Francis!
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Referenced in Phineas and Ferb: Sidetracked (2013) See more »

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Symphony No. 2 'Resurrection'
Gustav Mahler
Polish NISO - Antoni Witt
on Naxos CD I. 550523-24
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For an animated movie, surprisingly gruesome - but *so* worth a watch!
19 December 2002 | by (Hong Kong) – See all my reviews

When I rented out this movie a few years ago, I was expecting a cute, maybe even sappy happy little movie. Instead, I got one of the most disturbing animated strips I've ever seen.

First of all, having read the two books by now, kudos to Pirincci for making a murder story concerning CATS into such an intriguing tale. I remember being mesmerized by it more than the usual Who-did-it? murder mystery. It held me glued to the screen and actually repulsed in some of the more gorey scenes (Yuh huh, plenty of gorey stuff at that. In an animated cat movie. Whaddaya know.) I think the best thing about the movie, as well as the book, is the perspective from which the story is told: We see the entire movie with Francis, the cat, narrating and giving off his wisecracking and smartarsey comments. It's amazing just how well Pirincci portrayed the general cat's attitude; He manages to keep the arrogance and general feline-ness about them yet manages to bring more complex, what we believe to be human themes into the story without making it seem presumptuous or farfetched.

So if you like cats, aren't too turned off by the idea of seeing some fur and intestines flying while our most beloved kittycoos reveal their somewhat darker side, this is a movie you should definately see.


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