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The Cat

The Cat

A Feature film by Pierre Granier-Deferre

Produced by Société Gafer, Lira Films, Cinétel

Release in France : 30/04/1971

    Synopsis

    Julien and Clémence Bouin, long married, plainly despise one another. Rather than call it quits, they spend their days in a crumbling mansion, figuring out ways to make each other's lives a hell on earth. The only thing Julien truly cares about is his pet cat--and you can bet Clémence will do something about that...

    Actors (12)

    Production and distribution (5)

    Executive Producers :

    Société Gafer, Lira Films, Cinétel

    Foreign production company :

    Ascot Cineraid

    French distribution :

    Valoria Films

    Associate producer :

    Comacico

    Film exports/foreign sales :

    StudioCanal Films Limited

    TV Broadcasts: Cumulative total

    TV broadcasts: details by country

    Full credits (17)

    Assistant Director :

    Philippe Lefebvre

    Producers :

    Raymond Danon, Georges Liron

    Screenwriters :

    Pierre Granier-Deferre, Pascal Jardin

    Sound Recordist :

    Jean Rieul

    Assistant Operators :

    Valéry Ivanow, Yves Pouffary

    Editor :

    Jean Ravel

    Continuity supervisor :

    Sylvette Baudrot

    Sound Mixer :

    Alex Pront

    Location Manager :

    Jean Guillaume

    Author of original work :

    Georges Simenon

    Associate producers :

    Jean Gabin, Fernandel, Maurice Jacquin

    Director of Photography :

    Walter Wottitz

    Sound assistants :

    Vartan Karakeusian, Marcel Corvaisier

    Camera Operator :

    Philippe Brun

    Assistant editor :

    Michèle Robert-Lauliac

    Music Composer :

    Philippe Sarde

    Still Photographer :

    Marcel Dolé

    Technical details

    Feature film

    Genres :

    Fiction

    Sub-genre :

    Drama

    Themes :

    Relationships, Ageing

    Production language :

    French

    Coproducer countries :

    Italy, France

    Original French-language productions :

    Unknown

    Nationality :

    Majority French (Italy, France)

    Production year :

    1971

    French release :

    30/04/1971

    Runtime :

    1 h 30 min

    Current status :

    Released

    Visa number :

    37680

    Visa issue date :

    11/03/1971

    Approval :

    Unknown

    Production formats :

    35mm

    Color type :

    Color

    Aspect ratio :

    1.66

    Audio format :

    Mono

    Posters (1)

    Director

    Festival Selections

    Berlin International Film Festival - 1971

    Berlin International Film Festival (Germany, 1971)

    Selection

    Official Competition

    Awards

    Berlin International Film Festival - 1971

    Berlin International Film Festival (Germany, 1971)

    Awards (2)

    Silver Bear for Best Actress : Simone Signoret

    Silver Bear for Best Actor : Jean Gabin