Hundreds of thousands of cats roam the streets of Istanbul, neither wild nor tame.

This is the story of seven of them.

For millennia, cats have roamed the city of Istanbul. Granted freedom and respect, they wander in and out of people’s lives, an essential part of this rich and proud city.

Claiming no owners, they live between two worlds, neither wild nor tame. They bring joy and purpose to those they choose to adopt, acting as mirrors to the people of Istanbul and allowing them to reflect on their lives in unique and touching ways.

Observing the lives of seven very different cats, and the people who know them, Kedi is an enlightening and heart-warming examination of one of our oldest animal companions, and the ways they enrich our lives.

 

"An unashamed love letter, peppered with wisdom and warmth" - Sarah Ward, ScreenHub

“A magical and remarkable documentary. Kedi will make you a believer” - Joe Leydon, Variety

“Enchanting. Four claws up” - Glenn Kenny, New York Times Critic's Pick

“The Citizen Kane of cat documentaries. At once hypnotic and charming” - Eric Kohn, IndieWire

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Release Date 15 June 2017
Running Time 1hr 19m
Rating G | General
Cast Cats
Director Ceyda Torun

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