When the Cat's Away (Chacun cherche son chat)
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When the Cat's Away (Chacun cherche son chat)
A lonely Parisian woman living in one of the city's older suburbs loses her beloved cat and in her quest to find it discovers new meaning in her life and eventually love in this French comedy. Chloe really hates her job working as a make-up artist at a modeling agency. Though she has a roommate, the gay Michel, they are not really friends. Her only real friend and companion is Gris-Gris, her lovable black cat. Chloe decides she really needs a vacation, but first she must find someone to watch her cat. Michel declines as do most people until tiny Mme. Renee, who has many cats and a dog in… More
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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