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Kolja (1996)

Kolya poster

English Title: Kolya
Biograf Jan Sverak
Starring:
 Zdenek Sverák, Ondrej Vetchý
Directed by: Jan Sverák

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

Synopsis: A bachelor Czechoslovakian musician named Louka (Zdenek Sverák) agrees to an arranged marriage for money and unexpectedly ends up caring for the woman’s son named Kolja (Andrey Khalimon).

Kitty Cameos: Louka’s gravedigger friend Broz (Ondrej Vetchý) is the one who suggests the arranged marriage to Louka. He is married with several kids and a menagerie of animals, including a black kitten.

Kolya - black kitten on floor with black and white rabbit

Kolya - black kitten on floor with black and white rabbit

Later in the film a speckled cat can be seen on top of the mynah bird’s cage.

Kolya - speckled cat on mynah bird cage in background of Broz home

Kolya - speckled cat on mynah bird cage

Kolya - speckled cat on mynah bird cage

Final Mewsings: No menagerie is complete without some cats.

Many thanks to Nick Wale for reminding us of the cats in this movie.


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