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Une vie de chat (2010)

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In Paris, a cat who lives a secret life as a cat burglar's aide must come to the rescue of Zoe, the little girl he lives with, after she falls into a gangster's clutches.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Jeanne (voice)
... Claudine (voice)
Bruno Salomone ... Nico (voice)
Jean Benguigui ... Victor Costa (voice)
Oriane Zani ... Zoé (voice)
Bernard Bouillon ... Lucas (voice)
Jacques Ramade ... Monsieur Bébé (voice)
Jean-Pierre Yvars ... Monsieur Hulot (voice)
Patrick Ridremont ... Monsieur Grenouille (voice)
Patrick Descamps ... Monsieur Patate (voice)
Yves Barbaut ... Garde 1 / Gardien Zoo (voice)
Line Wiblé ... Vieille Dame (voice)
... Victor Costa (voice)
... Nico (voice)
... Jeanne (voice)
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Dino is a cat that leads a double life. By day, he lives with Zoe, a little girl whose mother, Jeanne, is a police officer. By night, he works with Nico, a burglar with a big heart. Zoe has plunged herself into silence following her father's murder at the hands of gangster Costa. One day, Dino the cat brings Zoe a very valuable bracelet. Lucas, Jeanne's second-in-command, notices this bracelet is part of a jewelery collection that has been stolen. One night, Zoe decides to follow Dino. On the way, she overhears some gangsters and discovers that her nanny is part of the gangsters' team. Written by Anonymous

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By Day Child's Pet, By Night Dangerous Thief.


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for mild violence and action, and some thematic material | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

15 December 2010 (France)  »

Also Known As:

En katt i Paris  »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend:

€418,885 (France), 19 December 2010, Limited Release

Opening Weekend USA:

$34,554, 3 June 2012, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$309,973

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$2,080,634
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1.78 : 1
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Trivia

When code names are assigned, one of the men is called 'Monsieur Hulot' (or 'M. Hulot'). This is a reference to the character created by Jacques Tati. See more »

Crazy Credits

The end credits play over an animation of characters, action and backgrounds seen during the film proper. The major difference between this animation and the film is that this animation is black silhouettes on a blue background. See more »

Connections

References Reservoir Dogs (1992) See more »

Soundtracks

I Wished On The Moon (78 RPM Version)
Written by Dorothy Parker (as D. Parker) and Ralph Rainger (as R. Rainger)
Performed by Billie Holiday
(P) Originally Reciorded 1935 Sony Music Entertainment Inc.
Courtesy of Sony Music Entertainment France
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Visually haunting and plenty of laughs
17 April 2012 | by See all my reviews

Will it change my life? No. Did half the cinema laugh out loud on several occasions? Yes Did I look at my watch during the film? Not once Will I remember it? Definitely the visuals, maybe not the plot Will I recommend others to see it? I already have Did anything annoy me (even the way feet were drawn)? No Did I come out smiling? Definitely Were the characters well-drawn? Cat yes, little girl yes, gangstas rudimentary (but fun) mum, a bit of a cliché but who cares Plot? Serious novelists don't need to feel threatened but it hung together nicely within its own parameters. So... a rather sweet film, funny, uplifting, eye candy, feelgood. For serious film buffs? Depends how seriously they take themselves. I defy anybody not to enjoy this movie. Oh, and I hope someone repairs Notre Dame.


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