When the Cat's Away... Poster

Release Date: 1996

R|1 hr 30 min

Plot Summary
Chloé (Garance Clavel) desperately wants to go on vacation but needs to find a caretaker for her cat, Gris-Gris. After her flamboyant roommate, Michel (Olivier Py), declines to help, Chloé entrusts her cat to Madame Reneé (Renée Le Calm). When she returns from her trip, Chloé learns Gris-Gris has disappeared without a trace. Determined to find her precious cat, Chloé turns to, among others, Djamel (Zinedine Soualem), a shy Arab, and a hard-drinking musician (Romain Duris) for help.

Cast: Garance Clavel, Zinedine Soualem, Olivier Py, Renée Le Calm, Romain Duris, Nicolas Koretzky, Andrée Damant, Estelle Larrivaz

Director: Cédric Klapisch

Genres: Romantic comedy

Keywords: Amusing, Spirited, Engaging, 1990s, Pursuit