September 24, 2020
While not exactly life-changing, it's far more competent and contemplative than what one would expect from a series of cat videos.
September 13, 2020
It doesn't take long that the film is as much about the people of Turkey and this remarkable culture as it is about the cats.
July 17, 2020
Kedi works as a purrfect antidote for all the ugliness going on in the world.
May 4, 2020
Time spent with each cat is like a micro-story of survival, resourcefulness, humor, and tolerance on both sides of the equation. The more time we spend with them, the more fascinating and curious they become.
February 5, 2020
It doesn't seem unjustly catty to expect that a film so much about a city recently rocked by protests, mass demonstrations, systemic crackdowns on basic human rights... should reflect rather than ignore those realities.
October 21, 2019
When you imagine mesmerizing online cat videos made classy and educational, then mashed up with a gorgeous geographic documentary on a historic city, you'll be ready to sit down and absorb this delightful film.
October 10, 2019
It is such a well-done labor of love that you wish the film had one thing: a narrative.
August 14, 2019
If they are already a real beauty, they look even more appealing thanks to the considerable technical qualities of the film. [Full Review in Spanish]
July 24, 2019
It is a movie filled with cats, doing cat things and being as dignified and ridiculous as cats can be. You should go see it. Yay, kitties.
April 10, 2019
Part nature documentary, part social commentary, Kedi is easily recommended even for a non-cat lover.
April 2, 2019
Those with a fondness for felines will need little persuading to watch Kedi. For those without it's still a beautiful portrait of Istanbul, and a thought-provoking examination of why humans form such strong bonds with animals.
February 7, 2019
For any lover of cats, a documentary on the culture of street cats of Istanbul is a no brainer.
November 1, 2018
In an era of constant political turmoil in both the United States and Turkey, the heartwarming humanity on display within Kedi is a welcome sight.
October 5, 2018
I think cat lovers will get a big kick out of this; others will probably appreciate its humanistic tone more so than the animals.
August 29, 2018
The film is cute, but nowhere near as profound as it thinks it is.
August 29, 2018
A heart-warming, charming affair that cat lovers will fall head-over-heels for.
August 24, 2018
The city teems with felines and the humans who are momentarily or forever transformed through sweet encounters. Sadly, encroaching urbanisation is a threat. Kedi is bittersweet balm for the weary.