Friday 11 January, 10am | Arc Cinema | All Tickets $10
1970 | G | 78mins | USA | D: Wolfgang Reitherman
With the help of a smooth talking tomcat, a family of Parisian felines set to inherit a fortune from their owner try to make it back home after a jealous butler kidnaps them and leaves them in the country.
“O'Malley's voice, as supplied by Phil Harris, could be poured on waffles. His inamorata, Duchess, is furnished with a Hungarian purr that could only have issued from the vocal cords of Eva Gabor. They and the rest of the players sing a number of numbers—all of them delightful, and one of them (Ev'rybody Wants To Be a Cat) absolutely true. The animals' exuberance is so infectious and their "acting" so true to human life that by the fadeout The Aristocats does, indeed, give the audience paws for reflection.” – Time Magazine