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Casuistry: The Art of Killing a Cat

  • Release Date: Sep 14, 2004
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  • Runtime: 1 hr. 31 min.
  • Genres: Animals, Culture & Society, Law & Crime, Social Issues
  • Director:Zev Asher


In the spring of 2001, Jesse Power was an art student in Toronto who wanted to create a work that would comment upon the hypocrisy of people who express compassion for some animals but slaughter and eat others. With this in mind, Power and two friends, Matthew Kaczorowski and Anthony Wennekers, found a lost cat and videotaped themselves as they killed the animal. Power and his cohorts intended to cook the cat later, but before this could happen, one of his roommates found the animal's remains and called...more

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