Balkan Dox

All Cats Are Gray in the Dark

Nachts sind alle Katzen grau

2019 — 18 min / Colour



He calls himself 'Catman'. Christian lives with his two cats Marmelade and Katjuscha. They are inseparable. As he is yearning to become a father, he decides to fertilize his beloved cat Marmelade by an exquisite tomcat from abroad. All Cats Are Grey In The Dark is a melodrama that portrays an unconventional relationship between animal and human.

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Directors' Biography

Lasse Linder (1994) briefly studied German and Film Studies before he began his Video Studies at the Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts in 2016. His first short film Bashkimi United (2018) received awards at several festivals in Switzerland. Nachts sind alle Katzen grau is his diploma film. Lasse Linder works as a freelance director.

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Lasse Linder


Edith Flückiger


Robin Angst


Michèle Flury


Daniel Bleuer

Screenings & Awards

Sarajevo FF, Canada, 2019
Sarajevo Nominee for European Film Award

Tampere FF, Finland, 2020
Best Short Documentary

Uppsala ISFF, Sweden, 2019
Audience Award

TIFF, Toronto, Canada, 2019
IWC Short Cuts Award for Best Short Film