The Cats of an Ancient City

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Sorry, I think it's boring. It's 2/3 travelogue about Istanbul which is a fascinating city, and 1/3 pics of cats being cats. Turkish cats are no different from American cats. I thot there might be some narration describing the problems and solutions. Regret having wasted one credit on ...Read more

Anonymous picture

Loved the movie but I hope they neuter and spade eventually.

Anonymous picture

Deserved every award it received and more! Not only an amazing documentary about cats, but a thoughtful look at Istanbul, its future and that of its feline and human citizens. Absolutely splendid photography and editing!

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Is there closed captions in English? It doesn't show any on my IMAC: am I missing something?

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When you hover over the play button a bar appears, on the far right there is a tiny white box with the letter CC. Hover or click on that and options will come up for closed captioning in English.

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Thank you, Jessica! I saw this on another try so i was able to view and greatly enjoy ( as a passionate cat lover) this lovely documentary. Juanita

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A very sweet and decently enjoyable watch. If you're a cat person like me, it's worth the 80 or so minutes of your time that it is.

Dave avatar

Loved this. Relaxing to watch. Check it out if you saw the trailer and liked it! (I want to visit Istanbul now!)

Anonymous picture

Most adorable kitties ever. Loved this doc so much!

Nick avatar

This was very pleasant to watch. It really captures the unique personalities of these 7 cool cats and the culturally rich streets of Instanbul.

Anonymous picture

I really enjoyed this beautiful and heartwarming film about cats in Istanbul and their relationships with the humans who love them. Thank you kanopy for sharing this film!

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If you are animal lover this is a delight !!

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My comment is a bit of a spoiler, so if you haven't seen the movie yet - you may want to skip this. I think this film was not just a documentary, but also a historical and cultural record. Part of the message of the film (aside from all the splendid felines and feline ambassadors!) was ...Read more

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I loved the relationships between cat and people seen here. With their antics and beauty, the cats were mesmerizing. Plus the drone shots of Istanbul were gorgeous.

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Loved this!

DONALD avatar

Our cat Marco, would love this if he had time to watch. He just so busy being a cat.

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Anh VU

Showed this at a meeting and everyone loved it!

Anonymous picture

Absolutely enchanting doc about some of the most magical creatures roaming the earth. The cinematography is excellent and fully reflects the heart of the film. There's definitely has a sense of spirituality that is refreshing and cathartic!

Simon avatar

Cats are the best... I smiled through the entire doc!

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Me too!

Chelsea avatar

Kedi is fantastic. As someone who isn't necessarily a cat person, this was an intriguing and enticing watch.

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