All cats are grey in the dark - Trailer

All cats are grey in the dark - Trailer

Christian lives with his two cats Marmelade and Katjuscha. As he is yearning to become a father, he has his beloved cat Marmelade fertilized by an exquisite tomcat abroad.

written & directed: Lasse Linder
DOP: Robin Angst

Starring: Christian, Marmelade & Katjuscha
sound: Nicolas Büttiker
editing: Michèle Flury
music: Roman Lerch, Dominik Blumer, Thomi Christ
sound design: Daniel Bleuer
soundmix: Beni Mosele
color grading: Ramón Königshausen
mentoring: Jan Gassmann
editing supervision: Tania Stöcklin
catering: Hilla Linder
project management: Edith Flückiger, Nathalie Oestreicher, Roland Unterweger
production support: Stella Händler
produced by: Studienrichtung Video, Hochschule Luzern - Design & Kunst / Edith Flückiger
in co-production with: Schweizert Radio und Fernsehen, Urs Augstburger
with the support of: Rheintaler Kulturstiftung
festival distribution: Wouter Jansen / Some Shorts, Square Eyes
world sales: Sydnes Neter / SND Fims

European Film Awards 2020 European Short Film
44th Toronto International Film Festival (Canada) IWC Short Cuts Award for Best Short Film
50th Tampere Film Festival (Finland)
Best Short Documentary
23rd Swiss Film Awards (Switzerland) Nomination Best Graduation Film
38th Uppsala International Short Film Festival (Sweden) Audience Award
52nd Festival Dei Popoli (Italy) Best Short Film
24th REGARD - Saguenay International Short Film Festival (Canada)
Best Short Documentary
25th Palm Springs Short Fest (US) Special Mention Best Student Documentary Short
14th International Short Film Festival ŻUBROFFKA (Poland) Best Short Documentary
37th Sulmona International Film Festival (Italy) Best Short Documentary
4th Il Varco International Short Film Festival (Italy) Best Short Documentary
7th Drunken Film Fest Oakland (US) Best Documentary
17th International Festival of Film Schools Kinoproba (Russia) Grand Prix
8th STIFF Film Festival (Croatia) Best Documentary
44th Schweizer Jugendfilmtage (Switzerland) Audience Award
72th Locarno Filmfestival (Switzerland)
Mention Special Premio Giuria dei Giovani
27th Hamptons International Film Festival (US)* Special Jury Prize for Originality
17th Upcoming Filmmakers Lucerne (Switzerland) Best Romance
4th Torino Short Film Market (Italy) Sub-Ti Award

Lasse Linder


The young Swiss/Swedish film maker has a unique sense for people’s peculiarities and knows how to bring them to the screen in an honest and pure way. His work blurs the lines between documentary and fiction and often studies the lives of people who are trying to find their place in the world. His short film ALL CATS ARE GREY IN THE DARK has gotten worldwide attention including winning the European Film Award for Best Short Film.