A Cat in Paris
Selected date Saturday June 21
Selected time 11:30 AM  –  12:40 PM
This screening is part of the Sensory Friendly series.
A CAT IN PARIS (Une vie de chat)
Animation, Jean-Loup Felicioli & Alain Gagnol, France, 2011
70 minutes

Academy Award® nominated A CAT IN PARIS is the tale of Dino, the pet cat who leads two lives.  By day, he lives with Zoe-- a young girl who, for reasons unknown, cannot speak and whose mother, Jeanne, is preoccupied by her work as a detective in the Parisian police force.  Each night, Dino sneaks out to join Nico, a slinky burglar with a big heart.  The cat's two world's collide when Zoe follows Dino on one of his nocturnal adventures.  The young girl falls into the hands of her mother's nemesis, Victor Costa, a blustery gangster with a nasty past who is planning the theft of a rare statue.

Rife with film references, A CAT IN PARIS is a warm and richly humorous love letter to classic noir and American gangster films with a jazz soundtrack featuring Billie Holiday.  The film also features the voices of Academy Award® winner Marcia Gay Harden, Academy Award® winner Anjelica Huston and Matthew Modine.
The film is rated PG for mild action and violence and some thematic material. 
Sensory Friendly is an inclusionary screening series thoughtfully designed to consider children with developmental and behavioral disabilities.  Films are presented in a sensory friendly environment with the lights turned up, the sound turned down, and the customary social expectations relaxed.  Gluten-free snacks are available. 
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