English Title: World Without Sun
Directed by: Chris Marker
Synopsis: Unique and striking film footage from various points around the world accompany narration of a woman reading letters from a seasoned traveler.
Kitty Cameos: Filmmaker Chris Marker features shots and stock footage of cats several times in this collection, most of them in Japan. In one segment, people are shown visiting a cat shrine with countless maneki-neko or beckoning cats.
Three different cats are then seen in and around Tokyo, Japan.
As well as several cats filmed from a Japanese television screen.
Also in Japan cats are seen on the computer of a digital video and game producer.
One street cat is also seen in Africa.
And finally a tuxedo cat is filmed in the street of a village which has been destroyed during a volcanic eruption in Iceland. The cat turns as a woman is walking towards it and runs in between two buildings.
Final Mewsings: Cats are part of life in all corners of the globe.