Cat’s Eye

It’s not that uncommon for animated films to use animals instead of people — some movies anthropomorphize wildlife and pets, like THE ARISTOCATS and 101 DALMATIONS, but others go in the other direction, like the Disney ROBIN HOOD that changes the familiar characters into animals for no readily explicable reason.

This week’s edition of The Forgotten celebrates a film in the latter category, and one which, rather like Art Speigelman’s Maus, but with less obvious intent, really problematizes the issue of animals as people…

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3 Responses to “Cat’s Eye”

  1. Ah, I wish Richard Williams were still doing titles. We could have one or two Williams mini-films a year, instead of waiting decades for his next magnum opus.

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