When the Cat's Away (1996)

04/03/1996 (FR) Comedy 1h 31m

No man. No job. No cat.


When Chloe, a young Parisian, decides to take a long-overdue vacation, she has to find someone to look after Gris-Gris, her beloved cat. Everyone, including her gay male roommate, refuses to help her, but she finally makes an arrangement with the elderly Madame Renée, who often watches over other peoples' cats and dogs. However, when Chloe comes back, Madame Renée tells her that unfortunately the cat has been lost, and the unlucky owner goes on a search for her dear animal friend. While looking for the cat, she meets many colorful characters who populate the neighborhood.

  1. Cédric Klapisch

    Director, Screenplay

Top Billed Cast

  1. Garance Clavel


  2. Zinedine Soualem

    Zinedine Soualem


  3. Renée Le Calm

    Renée Le Calm

    Madame Renée

  4. Olivier Py

    Olivier Py


  5. Simon Abkarian

    Simon Abkarian


  6. Marilyne Canto

    Marilyne Canto

    la femme flic

  7. Antoine Chappey

    Antoine Chappey

    le mec bourré

  8. Romain Duris

    Romain Duris

    le joueur de batterie

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When the Cat's Away

Original Title Chacun cherche son chat

Status Released

Original Language French

Budget -

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