When the Cat's Away (Chacun cherche son chat)
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When the Cat's Away (Chacun cherche son chat)
When the Cat's Away is a gentle French comedy that explores the problems and anxieties of contemporary urbanites. When Chloe (Garance Clavel), 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 (Renée Le Calm), 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… More
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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 88%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"A charming French import with lots of heart."
‑ Dan Lybarger, Nitrate Online
"Leave it to the French to take an idea as simple as a young woman searching for her lost cat and turn it into an evocation of life, love, and the big city."
‑ David N. Butterworth, rec.arts.movies.reviews
"Sort of a French 'Dude, Where's My Cat?' ..."
‑ Staci Layne Wilson, StaciWilson.com
"An irresistibly charming French film about the magical and charming ways in which community is created in large cities."
‑ Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat, Spirituality and Practice
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