Film: She and Her Cat

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Sad and sublime.

That’s how I would describe Shinkai Makoto’s She and Her Cat (彼女と彼女の猫): Their Standing Points. Shinkai’s second film released in 1999, the five-minute short film is about the relationship between a male cat and his owner. Chobi, the cat, tells the story from his perspective. Chobi calls the female owner She or Her.

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