Nine Lives (The Eternal Moment of Now) (2000)

Icon Entertainment International
Starring:
 Pinky
Directed by: Jay Rosenblatt

Cat Out of the Bag Alert!  This review contains some spoilers for this film!

Synopsis: Pinky the cat dreams about her past lives.

Featured Feline: Pinky is seen sleeping on a chair or couch as a woman’s voice calls, “Here, Kitty!”

Nine Lives (The Eternal Moment of Now) - gray cat Pinky sleeping on couch

Nine Lives (The Eternal Moment of Now) - gray cat Pinky sleeping on couch closer

As we delve into Pinky’s dream world we see a series of videos (stock footage and newsreel clippings from Archive Films) which represent Pinky’s past lives. Some are pleasant while some are scary.

Nine Lives (The Eternal Moment of Now) - Bengal tabby cat being dropped from above

Nine Lives (The Eternal Moment of Now) - baby tabby kitten in person's hand

Nine Lives (The Eternal Moment of Now) - close up of cat in cage

Nine Lives (The Eternal Moment of Now) - mother cat carrying kitten on sidewalk

Nine Lives (The Eternal Moment of Now) - cat being offered ice cream bar

At the end Pinky wakes up from a scary image with a start. Her owner is still calling her.

Nine Lives (The Eternal Moment of Now) - gray cat Pinky waking up suddenly from sleep

Final Mewsings: If cats have nine lives for every past life, that’s a lotta lives!


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