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Une vie de chat ()


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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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  • Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 1 win & 5 nominations.
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Jeanne (voice)
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Claudine (voice)
Bruno Salomone ...
Nico (voice)
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Victor Costa (voice)
Oriane Zani ...
Zoé (voice)
Bernard Bouillon ...
Lucas (voice)
Jacques Ramade ...
Monsieur Bébé (voice)
Jean-Pierre Yvars ...
Monsieur Hulot (voice)
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Monsieur Grenouille (voice)
Patrick Descamps ...
Monsieur Patate (voice)
Yves Barbaut ...
Garde 1 / Gardien Zoo (voice)
Line Wiblé ...
Vieille Dame (voice)
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Victor Costa (voice)
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Nico (voice)
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Jeanne (voice)
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Claudine (voice)
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Lucas (voice)
Lauren Weintraub ...
Zoe (voice)
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Mister Baby / Zookeeper / Additional Voices (voice)
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Mister Hulot (voice)
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Mister Frog (voice)
Marc Thompson ...
Mister Potato / Frank (voice)
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Dom / Dog Owner / Additional Voices (voice)
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Old Lady / Additional Voices (voice)
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Additional Voices (voice)

Directed by

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Jean-Loup Felicioli
Alain Gagnol

Written by

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Alain Gagnol ... (screenplay)
 
Jacques-Rémy Girerd ... (dialogue) &
Alain Gagnol ... (dialogue)

Produced by

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Eric Beckman ... producer: English language version
Emmanuel Bernard ... executive producer
Annemie Degryse ... producer: Belgium
Arnaud Demuynck ... producer: Belgium
Jacques-Rémy Girerd ... producer: France
David Jesteadt ... producer: English language version
Tim Martens ... line producer: Belgium
Michael Sinterniklaas ... producer: English language version
Arlette Zylberberg ... co-producer: RTBF - Télévision Belge (as Artelle Zylberberg)

Music by

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Serge Besset

Film Editing by

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Hervé Guichard

Editorial Department

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Benjamin Bourreau ... data transmission processing
Marie-Pierre Hauwelle ... data transmission processing
Mike Joris ... color grader
Dewi Noiry ... data transmission processing (as Dewy Noiry)
Aldo Mulone ... assistant colorist (uncredited)
Lieven Vanhove ... digital film mastering (uncredited)

Production Management

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Catherine Blanc-Maurizi ... production manager
Patrick Tallaron ... technical production manager

Art Department

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Jean-Loup Felicioli ... graphic designer / storyboard artist
Alain Gagnol ... pre-storyboard artist

Sound Department

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Laurent Barral ... trainee sound
Samuel Billot ... sound recording and editing assistant
Didier Bouchet ... trainee sound
Rainier Buidin ... sound mixer assistant
Loïc Burckhardt ... sound designer & editor / sound supervisor / effects & dialogue recordist / fx foley artist / sound editor / sound effects / sound recordist
Nicolas Ecoubeyrou ... trainee sound
David Gillain ... foley recordist
Marie Guesnier ... sound library
Hervé Guichard ... voice editor
David Guillaume ... trainee sound
Olivier Guillien ... trainee sound
Eric Henche ... trainee sound
Pierre Martens ... sound library
Gaspard Panfiloff ... sound recording and editing assistant
Axel Reynaud ... trainee sound
Pascal Serme ... sound recording and editing assistant
Michael Sinterniklaas ... adr director: English version / sound mixer: English version
Christine Sirotti ... voice decoding
Luc Thomas ... sound mixer
Tijn van de Wetering ... dubbing mixer: Swedish version
Flavien Van Haezevelde ... sound recording and editing assistant (as Flavien van Haezevelde)
Marie-Jeanne Wyckmans ... foley artist
Rainier Buidin ... re-recording mixer (uncredited)
Dariusz Kowalczyk ... re-recording mixer (uncredited)
Elias Vervecken ... foley artist assistant (uncredited)

Special Effects by

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Izù Troin ... special effects

Visual Effects by

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Benjamin Bourreau ... digital corrections: backgrounds
Théo Ciret ... digital line-tests
Izù Troin ... compositing

Animation Department

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Christophe Barrett ... inbetweener: France
Constantin Beine ... animator: Belgium
Yasmina Bouachrine ... animator: trace and coloring
Pierre Bouvier ... inbetweener: France
Gaël Brisou ... background artist
Aude Carpentier ... inbetweener: France
Emmanuel Corrado ... animator: trace and coloring / inbetweener: France
Xavier Cruz ... animator: France
Olivier Hero Dressen ... assistant animator
Cristelle Dupuy ... inbetweener: France / layout assistant
Rémi Durin ... animator: Belgium
Jean-Loup Felicioli ... artistic director / background artist: preparation / background director / character designer
Amandine Fredon ... animator: trace and coloring / inbetweener: France
Alain Gagnol ... animator: France / artistic director / layout artist
Maya Gouby ... inbetweener: Belgium
Myriam Gras ... animator: trace and coloring
Emmanuelle Grivet ... animator: trace and coloring (as Emmanyelle Grivet) / inbetweener: France
Carol Guénault-Valladarès ... animator: trace and coloring (as Carol Guénault)
Marie-Pierre Hauwelle ... animator: trace and coloring
Paul Jadoul ... animator: Belgium
Éliette Jafflin-Gasquet ... inbetweener: France
Antoine Lanciaux ... animator: France
Rémy Leboissetier ... inbetweener: France
Frédérique Lecront ... animator: trace and coloring
Crapette Liétar ... animator: trace and coloring (as Crapette Lietar)
Sylvie Léonard ... animator: France / layout artist
Olivier Martigne ... inbetweener: France
Jérémie Mazurek ... animator: Belgium
Emilie Mercier ... background artist
Fabien Péault ... animator: trace and coloring / inbetweener: France
Laurent Repiton ... animator: France
Morten Riisberg Hansen ... animator: France / animator: trace and coloring
Marc Robinet ... animator: France
Gaël Rousseau ... animator: trace and coloring
Pieter Samyn ... animator: Belgium
Mylène Seignobos ... animator: trace and coloring
Yacine Talabi ... background artist
Iouri Tcherenkov ... animator: France
Zoya Trofimova ... background artist (as Zoïa Trofimova)
Maryse Tuzi ... animator: color models / color supervisor
Mathias Varin ... animator: trace and coloring
Pascal Vermeersch ... animator: Belgium
Hermien Verstraete ... inbetweener: Belgium

Casting Department

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Stephanie Sheh ... casting director: English version

Music Department

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Andy Barron ... musician: percussion
Vincent Beer-Demander ... musician: mandolin
Vladislav Boyadjiev ... assistant sound recordist: The Bulgarian Symphony Orchestra
Vincent Cathalo ... music recordist: additional instruments
Elena Chouchkova ... orchestra manager: The Bulgarian Symphony Orchestra (as Elena Ghouchkova)
Stéphane Cortial ... conductor: The Bulgarian Symphonic Orchestra - SIF 309 / conductor: The Bulgarian Symphony Orchestra
Nina Djidrova ... music production manager: The Bulgarian Symphony Orchestra
Pierre Drevet ... musician: trumpet
Marieta Geneva ... music production manager: The Bulgarian Symphony Orchestra
Didier Lizé ... music mixer / music recordist
Jean-Marc Michel ... musician: accordion, musical workshop
Bulgarian Symphony Orchestra-Sif 309 ... musicians (as The Bulgarian Symphony Orchestra) / orchestra (as The Bulgarian Symphony Orchestra - SIF 309)
Alain Territo ... musician: double bass

Other crew

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Yves Barbaut ... animatic voice: French
Emmanuel Bernard ... financial manager
Jason Chan ... production assistant
Eve Commenge ... production assistant: Belgium
Veerle Creve ... press officer: Benlux
Els De Clerco ... accountant: Belgium
Sofie De Clerco ... production assistant: Belgium
Juliette Delfau ... animatic voice: French
Catherine Detry ... production assistant: Belgium
Monica Donati ... press officer
Provost Frédéric ... accountant: France
Françoise Gandrillon ... accountant: France
Vincent Garanger ... animatic voice: French
Emmeline Gay ... production assistant: France
Joshua Jason ... publicist
Frédérique Larmagnac ... production assistant: Belgium
Giorgio Lopez ... voice dubbing: Victor Costa
Tim Martens ... production assistant: Belgium, RTBF
Jayne Pilling ... translator: French
Catherine Poels ... press officer: RTBF
Flore Poinsard ... production assistant: France
Walter Provo ... english dialogue: Tekst + Uitleg / translator: Tekst + Uitleg
Michael Sinterniklaas ... english adaptation / writer: english adaptation
David Spilleboudt ... accountant: Belgium
Izù Troin ... titles
Nikolaas Vandeputte ... accountant: Belgium
Christophe Vidal ... financial logictics: Coficine
Line Wiblé ... animatic voice: French
Jean-Pierre Yvars ... animatic voice: French

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Storyline

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Plot Summary

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

Plot Keywords
Taglines By Day Child's Pet, By Night Dangerous Thief. See more »
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Additional Details

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Also Known As
  • Une Vie de Chat (Belgium, French title)
  • Van de Kat Geen Kwaad (Belgium, Flemish title)
  • A Cat in Paris (World-wide, English title)
  • Die Katze von Paris (Germany)
  • Un gato en París (Spain)
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Runtime
  • 70 min
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Box Office

Opening Weekend France EUR418,885, 19 Dec 2010
Cumulative Worldwide Gross $2,080,634

Did You Know?

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Trivia This film was one of a number of movies that were in competition at the 2012 Academy Awards that was related to France and French culture in some way. The films included The Artist (2011), Hugo (2011), Midnight in Paris (2011), The Adventures of Tintin (2011), Puss in Boots (2011) from the French fairy-tale by Charles Perrault, Rise of the Planet of the Apes (2011) based on the novel by Pierre Boulle and A Cat in Paris (2010). Interestingly though, there was no French film nominated for the Best Foreign Film Academy Award (Oscar) in 2012. See more »
Movie Connections Featured in The 84th Annual Academy Awards (2012). See more »
Soundtracks I Wished On The Moon (78 RPM Version) 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 »

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