Fantasia dei gatti (2018)

Starring: Augustin Hadelich
Directed by: Paul Glickman

Synopsis: An alley cat happens upon the concert hall where noted violinist Augustin Hadelich is performing a concert and entreats him to perform just once more.

Cartoon Cats: The cat who first hears Hadelich performing inside the concert hall is so moved he steals the poster of the artist from the outside.

Fantasia Dei Gatti - blue cat in snow looking at concert hall

When Hadelich exits the venue, the cat is waiting for him.

Fantasia Dei Gatti - blue cat in snow waiting for violinist Augustin Hadelich outside concert hall

Hadelich understands and follows the cat to an alley where he begins to perform. Immediately several other alley cats are caught up in the music.

Fantasia Dei Gatti - alley cats looking down with surprise

They gather around to listen.

Fantasia Dei Gatti - alley cats gathering around to listen

The cats are then enticed to dance in human-like ways. This is animated by Tam King in a whimsical way which shows an understanding of both felines and dancers.

Fantasia Dei Gatti - blue cat moved by Augustin Hadelich violin

Fantasia Dei Gatti - alley cats dancing

Fantasia Dei Gatti - alley cats dancing

This delightful animated short will undoubtedly capture the hearts of both cat and classical music fans.

Fantasia Dei Gatti - alley cats gathering around to listen

Final Mewsings: Who said cats don’t dance??


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