In the year 80 AMM (After Mickey Mouse) on planet X the crime-syndicated Cats try to erase the Mouse-population once and for all. A scientist of the mice, prof. Fushimishi seems to have ...
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Captain, a brave dog and police captain of the forest, must outwit his archenemy, Zero the Cat, a master of disguise and fraud, who plans to make a bundle, even if it means leaving all the forest critters homeless.
In the year 80 AMM (After Mickey Mouse) on planet X the crime-syndicated Cats try to erase the Mouse-population once and for all. A scientist of the mice, prof. Fushimishi seems to have found the weapon against the threat - so Intermouse calls it's best, but now retired agent - Nick Grabowsky - to get the plans. As a distraction for the Cats, they also send a second agent - Seargent Lazy Dick - for the mission.Written by
Unlike the English version (see full cast section), the Soviet dubbing has retained almost all of the character names. One notable exception is the rat Pissy (Candy in English dubbing, and Patty in Russian one), whose original name sounds vulgar both in English and Russian (and for the same reason). See more »
The relative sizes of the characters change greatly between scenes. For example, Grabovszky easily fits inside a glass bottle dropped from a plane by rats (who are the same size as the cat pilot in that scene), but when the rats fight Grabovzsky they are almost his size; the cat hijackers on the plane are not much bigger than mice, even though in most scenes the cats are huge compared to mice; when Miguel drinks blood from a female cat, he's about her size, even though vampire bats are the size of a mouse in most scenes; and so on. See more »
The Soviet theatrical version is almost 6 minutes shorter than the original. The following scenes do not appear in the Soviet version:
Poljakov going out of Grabovzsky's house and driving away, with some additional dialog between the two
Safranek's daughter playing with her mouse friend and being reprimanded for it by her father
Teufel watching a presentation on various ways of penetrating mouse holes
Teufel punishing Safranek for the third time. With this scene edited out, Safranek's broken tail in subsequent scenes remains a mystery
Cat City was my first non-childrens cartoon. And I absolutely loved it. It was not a giant cornball cliche at all and it was funny as hell. The animation was super in that "A Wrinkle In Time" style and the story was terrific: The Evil Cats of Cat City hypnotize mice to service the evil deeds of the cats. Gumshoe, a Rat, is hired to stop them before it's too late.
My favorite part is at the end when the little fat patrol mouse is caught in the jungle with the bats. And, instead of them feasting on him for dinner (or whatever designated mealtime it should happen to be), he serenades them with a swinging trumpet solo, to which the Mexican bats contribute to. It is most excellent.
I highly recommend Macskafogo (aka. Cat City) for anyone looking for a good 'cartoonie' cartoon.
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