United Kingdom | 2019 | 110 min. | Tom Hooper

June 24, 2022

The Jellicle moon is shining bright. Come one, come all to a very special, one-night-only screening and experience the joyous and truly singular vision of Tom Hooper’s Cats, based on one of the most popular stage musicals of all time. Wear your finest feline fashion and you may win prizes! Ascend to the Heaviside Layer with SIFF programmers Marcus Gorman and Megan Garbayo-López.


Itching for more feline fun? Don't miss CatVideoFest at the Egyptian before this screening or over the weekend (June 24–26).

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Oscar®-winning director Tom Hooper reimagines Andrew Lloyd Webber's record-shattering musical. Starring James Corden, Judi Dench, Jason Derulo, Idris Elba, Jennifer Hudson, Ian McKellen, Taylor Swift, Rebel Wilson and introducing Royal Ballet principal Francesca Hayward. With a world-class cast of dancers showcasing styles from classical ballet to contemporary, hip-hop to jazz, street dance to tap, this film reimagines the stage musical for a new generation. You will believe in the fun and magic of Cats.

  • Director: Tom Hooper
  • Principal Cast: Jennifer Hudson, Judi Dench, Taylor Swift, James Corden, Rebel Wilson, Idris Elba, Ian McKellen
  • Country: United Kingdom, USA
  • Year: 2019
  • Running Time: 110 min.
  • Producer: Tim Bevan, Eric Fellner, Debra Hayward, Tom Hooper
  • Screenplay: Tom Hooper, Lee Hall
  • Cinematographers: Christopher Ross
  • Language: English
  • US Distributor: Universal