NACHTS SIND ALLE KATZEN GRAU

Switzerland

Synopsis

He calls himself “Catman”. Christian lives with his two cats Marmelade and Katjuscha. They are inseparable. As he is yearning to become a father, he decides to fertilise his beloved cat Marmelade by an exquisite tomcat from abroad. ALL CATS ARE GREY IN THE DARK is a melodrama that portrays an unconventional relationship between animal and human.

Director's Biography

Lasse Linder is a Swiss/Swedish filmmaker based in Zurich. In 2019, he graduated from Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts with a Bachelor of Arts in Film. Blurring the lines between narrative and documentary, his films explore the lives of people who are trying to find their place and purpose in the world. His shorts BASHKIMI UNITED and ALL CATS ARE GREY IN THE DARK have been screened at film festivals across the world including Locarno, Doku Fest, Palm Springs,IDFA, were featured at the Museum of Modern Art New York and have won many prizes including the main awards at Tampere, Regard and TIFF. Right now he is working on his first feature documentary ANOTHER DAY IN THE GARDEN. The story depicts couples in the autumn stages of their lives, who are left behind with empty children’s rooms and find themselves confronted with forgotten longings. Furthermore, he is writing an autobiographical script about growing up with psychosis for his first feature fiction WETTERLEUCHTEN.

FILMOGRAPHY:
2019 ALL CATS ARE GREY IN THE DARK, short
2018 BASHKIMI UNITED, short
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Cast & Crew

Directed by: Lasse Linder

Written by: Lasse Linder

Produced by: Edith Flückiger

Cinematography: Robin Angst

Editing: Michèle Flury

Original Score: Feed the Monkey

Sound: Daniel Bleuer

Nominations and Awards

  • Short Film Candidates 2020