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Felidae

Francis, the velvet-pawed smart-aleck, is new on the block. He soon finds his IQ being called into action when he discovers a cruelly butchered fellow feline whilst out on his first reccy. And so a story of breath-taking suspense begins to unfurl with unbelievable cat-like swiftness: a story of serial murders, religious sects, computer freaks, cats on heat, delusions and fantasies of omniscience ... An animal tale that exposes the blackest depths of the human soul in a furious finale.


Michael Schaack was born in Hamburg in 1957 and is a graduate of the Academy of Television & Film (HFF/M) in Munich. After his studies, he founded the one-man animation studio Trickompany in 1982, later becoming Trickompany Filmproduktion GmbH (TFC) in 1989. He experienced his baptism of fire on the production of a major animated film as one of the directors of Werner - Beinhart (1990). His work on the WDR TV series about the little punk Amadeus led to the making of the feature film Der kleene Punker in 1992, and his animated adaptation of the best-selling novel Felidae in 1994. Apart from co-directing Werner - Das muss kesseln!!!, Schaack and TFC have worked on numerous feature-length animated films, including Pippi Langstrumpf and Das kleine Arschloch as well as the TV series Loggerheads.
Genre Animation
Category Feature
Year of Production 1994
Director Michael Schaack
Screenplay Martin Kluger, Akif Pirinçci
Cinematography Werner Loos
Klaus Basler
Anne Dudley
Producer Hanno Huth
Voices Mario Adorf, Ulrich Tukur, Helge Schneider, Uwe Ochsenknecht, Klaus Maria Brandauer
Production Companies Fon-tana/Sulzbach, TFC Trickompany/Hamburg, in co-production with Senator Film Produktion
Length 80 min
Format 35 mm, color
Original Version
 German
Sound Technology Dolby Stereo
German Distributor Senator Film Verleih/Berlin

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