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Kedi (2016)

Not Rated | | Documentary | 10 February 2017 (USA)
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A profile of an ancient city and its unique people, seen through the eyes of the most mysterious and beloved animal humans have ever known, the Cat.

Director:

Ceyda Torun
5 wins & 20 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Credited cast:
Bengu Bengu ... Herself
Deniz Deniz ... Himself
Duman Duman ... Himself
Gamsiz Gamsiz ... Himself
Aslan Parcasi Aslan Parcasi ... Himself
Psikopat Psikopat ... Herself
Sari Sari ... Herself
Bülent Üstün Bülent Üstün ... Himself
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Storyline

In the city of Istanbul, there are more than just human inhabitants. There are also the stray domestic cats of the city who live free but have complicated relationships with the people themselves. This film follows a selection of individual cats as they live their own lives in Istanbul with their own distinctive personalities. However, with this vibrant population, is the reality of an ancient metropolis changing with the times that may have less of a place for them. Written by Kenneth Chisholm (kchishol@rogers.com)

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cat | fish | kitten | cat lady | painting | See All (112) »

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A Magical and Remarkable Documentary. See more »

Genres:

Documentary

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »

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Country:

Turkey | USA

Language:

Turkish

Release Date:

10 February 2017 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Gatos See more »

Filming Locations:

Istanbul, Turkey See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$40,103, 12 February 2017, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$2,834,262, 12 November 2017
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Termite Films See more »
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Color
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Trivia

Bulent Ustun who is one of the cast members is a creator of the well-known Turkish comic book character "Kotu Kedi Serafettin" See more »

Quotes

Unnamed Human Resident of Istanbul: Dogs think people are God, but cats don't. Cats are aware of God's existence. Cats know that people act as middlemen to God's will. They're not ungrateful, they just know better.
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Connections

References The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (1966) See more »

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Nine Lives
Music by Kira Fontana
Performed by Kira Fontana feat. Sidney Hopson
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The Best Documentary To Date
6 March 2017 | by DeAnna DerosaSee all my reviews

Beautiful, captivating, kind and gentle, Kedi, explores the bond between humans and the street cats of Istanbul. It's refreshing to see a creative documentary without politics or religion. Incredible cinematography and a creative plot. Kedi tugs at the heart and reminds us to be kind and loving while putting other creatures first. It's uplifting and original. A MUST see.


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