Tomcat (Kater) (2016) - Rotten Tomatoes

Tomcat (Kater) (2016)

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Andreas and Stefan lead a happy life: Together with their beloved tomcat Moses, they live in a beautiful old house in Vienna's vineyards. They work as a musician and as a scheduler in the same orchestra and they love their large circle of friends. An unexpected and inexplicable outburst of violence suddenly shakes up the relationship and calls everything into question--the blind spot that resides in all of us.

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Critic Reviews for Tomcat (Kater)

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[An] intriguing study of a relationship suddenly tipped off balance.

May 14, 2017 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

There's a whiff of mild homophobia about it, and it reminded me of the work of another Austrian film-maker, Michael Haneke, in that it basically hates its characters.

May 12, 2017 | Rating: 2/5 | Full Review…

Tomcat is a difficult movie to penetrate; in many ways it is both painstakingly tedious yet at the same time it broaches a topic seldom seen in cinema.

May 12, 2017 | Rating: 2/5 | Full Review…

Psychologically, there's perhaps something in the situation that's worth exploring, but director Händl Klaus so attenuates the already thin plot material that after a while it's hard to care about these guys.

May 12, 2017 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

Overlong but acutely observed it is cleverly understated and consistently intriguing.

May 11, 2017 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

Klaus reminds us in his masterful approach that patience is sometimes the most powerful device for a filmmaker to impress the magic of the story upon their audience.

May 11, 2017 | Rating: 8/10 | Full Review…

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