Old Cats Poster

Release Date: March 4th, 2011

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 39 min

Plot Summary
Isadora tries to hide her failing mind from her daughter to avoid being institutionalized.

Cast: Bélgica Castro, Claudia Celedón, Catalina Saavedra, Alejandro Sieveking, Alicia Rodríguez

Director: Pedro Peirano , Sebastián Silva

Genres: Drama

Ratings & Reviews

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  • You understand the different ways the members of this extended family are trapped, in physical space and in psychological patterns they don’t fully understand. But you also realize that, like house cats that venture to the door to sniff at the air outside, they don’t necessarily want to be free. show more

  • Walks a fine line between empathetic treatment of its characters and voyeuristic freakshow gazing. show more

  • he wild-eyed Celedón and stealthily empathetic Saavedra introduce a farcical element to this otherwise mournful milieu, but the tonal clashes yield something genuinely cathartic, if also ultimately irresolvable. show more

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