26.9. - 5.10.2019

The Cat Returns Japan 2002 | 75 min | OV | | FF 2003

rated for 0 + years
An animated film from the Japanese Ghibli Studios, “The Cat Returns” is the story of a teenage girl, Haru, who saves a cat’s life, only to discover that he is Prince Lune from the legendary Kingdom of Cats. Haru is invited to accompany him there in gratitude, but her delight turns to horror when she finds out that Lune’s father, the evil King of the Cats, is planning to turn her into a cat and marry her to his son. The concept for the film comes from Ghibli Studios’founder, Hayao Miyazaki. It is former animator Hiroyuki Morita’s first work as director.
Orig. Title: Neko No Ongaeshi
Filmtype: Fiction Feature
Original language: Japanese
Director: Hiroyuki Morita
Screenplay: Reiko Yoshida
Cast: Chizuru Ikewaki, Yoshihiko Hakamada
Producer: Toshio Suzuki,Nozomu Takahashi
Sprachfassung: OV
Music: Yuji Nomi
Set Designer: Naoya Tanaka
Format: 35 mm
German Distributor: Telepool GmbH, Sonnenstrasse 21, 80331 Munchen, Germany, Tel: +49 89 55 876 205, Fax: +49 89 55 876 266, e-mail:
World Sales: Wild Bunch, 99, Rue de la Verrerie, 75004 Paris, France, Tel: +33 1 53 01 50 26, Fax: + 33 1 53 01 50 49, e-mail:
Production: Studio Ghibli