A cat must investigate brutal murders of other cats in a neighborhood he has moved into with his owner.

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Francis (voice)
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Blaubart (voice)
Helge Schneider ...
Jesaja (voice)
Wolfgang Hess ...
Kong (voice)
Gerhard Garbers ...
Pretorius (voice)
Ulrich Wildgruber ...
Joker (voice)
Mona Seefried ...
Felicitas (voice)
Manfred Steffen ...
Gustav (voice)
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Archie (voice)
Michaela Amler ...
Nhozemphtekh (voice)
Christian Schneller ...
Mendel (voice)
Tobias Lelle ...
Hermann 1 (voice)
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Hermann 2 (voice)
Alexandra Mink ...
Pepeline (voice) (as Alexandra Ludwig-Halm)
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Pascal / Claudandus (voice)
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After his owner relocates, the cat Francis in involved in a series of cat murders in the new neighborhood. Francis tries to solve the murder cases with others - including Claudandus, a very knowledgable and old cat. Written by Thomas Meyer <i03a@zfn.uni-bremen.de>

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Felidae - O Gato Detetive  »

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It was released on Youtube premieres August 7th, 2013 in United States, United Kingdom, Canada and any of countries lot of views in audiences for older teens and up. See more »

Goofs

Pascal mentions the genus of Felidae, when in fact this genus does not exist. Felidae is actually a family, which contains all the different cat genus, such as Felis (the small cats). See more »

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Blaubart: [to Francis] You taking over that shit heap in there? Interesting place. I go in there for a piss occasionally.
[laughs]
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References Frankenstein (1931) See more »

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Felidae
Written by Boy George and John Themis
Produced by John Themis
Sung by Boy George
Thanks to Tony Gordon, Wedge Music
Courtesy of Virgin Records Ltd.
Published by EMI Music Publishing
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Great book adaptation, not so great execution
19 July 2004 | by (Toronto) – See all my reviews

I have to say: I love this animation. This was one of the few movies I tried to find for years - and when I found it, I wasn't disappointed.

Bad things first. The movie is obviously a book adaptation. It is a good book adaptation, since it preserves most of the plot. Unfortunately, due to this approach the actual movie story line lacks smoothness and some attention to details. There are also very few 3d effects if you are concerned, but there couldn't have possible been many at that time.

Good things. Plot is great! It keeps you wondering what happens until the last moment, so, when I found the final scene lacking sound on the tape I ordered I had to re-order it. Animation is *very* fine - the cats are all real. I've never ever seen a better cat animation. There are no holes in the plot.

Conclusion. Not the best thing to watch for pre-teens, but just fine if you're 14 and above, since the movie has scenes of sex and violence. The execution is unusual, but hard to find, the plot is solid, all the characters are great, and you've got to see that cat animation!


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