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A Dysfunctional Cat (2018)

Die defekte Katze (original title)
It is about two strangers who meet: Mina, an Iranian woman who had not chosen anyone to be her husband from the suggestions of her parents and Kian, an Iranian surgeon in his mid-30s, who ... See full summary »


Susan Gordanshekan


Susan Gordanshekan (screenplay)
1 win & 3 nominations. See more awards »




Credited cast:
Pegah Ferydoni ... Mina / wife
Hadi Khanjanpour Hadi Khanjanpour ... Kian / husband
Henrike von Kuick Henrike von Kuick ... Sophie
Constantin von Jascheroff Constantin von Jascheroff ... Lars
Arash Marandi ... Masoud
Kianoosh Sadigh Kianoosh Sadigh ... Maryam
Azar Shahidi Azar Shahidi ... Frau Torabian
Mahdokht Ansari Mahdokht Ansari ... Rawi
Marzieh Alivirdi Marzieh Alivirdi ... Frau Faridani
Massud Rahnama Massud Rahnama ... Herr Faridani
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Kiomars Abdini Kiomars Abdini ... Vater des Bewerbers
Manfred-Anton Algrang Manfred-Anton Algrang ... Dr. Fuchs
Sina Dresp Sina Dresp ... Mädchen in Umkleide 1
Rosa Falkenhagen Rosa Falkenhagen ... Mädchen in Umkleide 3
Lea Johanna Geszti Lea Johanna Geszti ... Mädchen in Umkleide 2
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It is about two strangers who meet: Mina, an Iranian woman who had not chosen anyone to be her husband from the suggestions of her parents and Kian, an Iranian surgeon in his mid-30s, who grew up in Germany and is desperate to have a wife to complete his life. Such meeting turned out to be a love affair and a relationship was created, eventually leading to their marriage. A union that becomes dysfunctional, until the partners began shedding their charged expectations of each other as well as those of their social milieu does the couple finally find a way to live together.

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Not boring at all
13 August 2019 | by ks-60500See all my reviews

It's a straight story telling that a Iran lady from Iran blind married to a lran man who grow up in Germany. The appearance of the cat is a reflection of the lady mind. The movie has a charm and totally draw my attention when watching. Top class directing.

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4 October 2018 (Germany) See more »

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Munich, Bavaria, Germany

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