The Rabbi's Cat (Le chat du rabbin)

The Rabbi's Cat (Le chat du rabbin)
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The Rabbi's Cat (Le chat du rabbin) (2011)

Country: France

Duration: 100 min.

Genre: Animation, Fantasy, Comedy

Director: Antoine Delesvaux, Joann Sfar

Screenplay: Joann Sfar, Sandrina Jardel

Producer: Antoine Delesvaux, Clément Oubrerie, Joann Sfar

Operator: Jerome Brezilon

Composer: Olivier Dave

Artist: Patrice Shvechik

Editor: Maryline Monthieux

Nomination: Out of competition, Retro

Age limitations: 12+

Plot

Set in Algeria in the 1920s, a rabbi's cat who learns how to speak after swallowing the family parrot expresses his desire to convert to Judaism.

Rewards and nominations

  • Annecy International Animated Film Festival 2011: Won Best Feature 
  • Annie Awards 2013: Nominated for Directing in an Animated Feature Production, Best Animated Feature
  • César Awards, France 2012: Won Best Animated Film (Meilleur film d'animation)
  • European Film Awards 2011:Nominated for Best Animated Film 
  • Taormina International Film Festival 2011: Won Special Jury Prize, Nominated for Golden Tauro