Germany 2005, 35mm, Stereo, colour, without dialogue, 14 minutes, puppet animation, Betacam or 35 mm, 1:1,85
Director, Animation: Tine Kluth; Screenwriter: Tine Kluth, Marcus Sauermann; Cinematography: Tanja Haering, Beate Scherer; Editing: Ulrich Kruse; Music: Thomas Mehlhorn; Sound: Hahn Nietzsche Studios Hamburg; Produced at the Filmakademie Baden-Wuerttemberg;
Cats have nine lifes. Which is of luck for the depressed tomcat who falls in love after he loses his first life and then decides to hold on to life after all...

Tine Kluth,

born 1973, completed internships in theater and with an animated film company in Heidelberg after leaving school. She studied art for two semesters and animation at the Film Academy of Baden-Württemberg from 1996 to 2000. She works as an animator, director, dancers, choreographer and illustrator.
Filmography: Geisterbahn (2000), Das Schloss (2002)
Awards: Cinema tous Écrans, Section Tout Enfant, Geneva, 2005: best animated film, Kodak Prize for best direction; Interfilm Short Film Festival Berlin, 2005: best short children’s film; Exground Filmfest Wiesbaden, 2005: first prize, German short film competition; Filmschau Baden-Württemberg, Stuttgart, 2005: first prize for animation; Film Festival Tokyo, 2006: first prize for student film; Friedrich Wilhelm Murnau Foundation, 2006: Murnau short film prize

Lernmaterialien Filmschule DaF

Kater - Arbeitsblätter (PDF, 217 KB)
Kater - Hinweise für Lehrende (PDF, 50 KB)