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Title The case of the grinning cat / production, Les Films du Jeudi, ARTE France ; a film by Chris Marker ; produced by Laurence Braunberger
Published New York, N.Y. : First Run/Icarus Films, [2004]


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Description 1 videodisc (58 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in
Summary In November 2001, Chris Marker became intrigued by the sudden appearance of grinning yellow cat paintings on Paris buildings and began to document them, as well as other incidents and protests in the city of Paris while he filmed. The creator is eventually revealed to be an art collective known as Mr. Chat
Notes Special features: Bonus films: "A bestiary" (five short films on animation) Cat listening to music (3 min.), An owl is an owl is an owl (3 min.), Zoo piece (3 min.), Bullfight in Okinawa (4 min.), Slon Tango (4 min.) ; Three cheers for the whale / co-directed with Mario Ruspoli (1972, 17 min.) ; Leila attacks (1 min.)
Credits Music, Michel Krasna ; cinematography, Chris Marker
Performer Voice, Geŕard Rinaldi
Notes DVD
Available for Deakin University staff and students only
Subject Graffiti -- France -- Paris.
Street art -- France -- Paris.
Politics in art.
Art and society -- France -- Paris.
Cats in art.
Genre/Form DVD-Video discs
Video recordings.
Author Marker, Chris, 1921-2012.
Braunberger, Laurence.
Rinaldi, Geŕard
Krasna, Michel.
Ruspoli, Mario, -1986.
Films du Jeudi (Firm)
ARTE France.
First Run/Icarus Films.
Other Titles Original title: Chats percheś
Cat is listening to music
Owl is an owl is an owl
Zoo piece
Bullfight in Okinawa
Slon Tango
Three cheers for the whale
Leila Attacks