Directed by Tim Hill
This one will remind you of our very own Seeta Aur Geeta, Ram Aur Shyam and Chaalbaz which, in turn, were inspired from the kids’ tale The Prince and the Pauper. Only here, instead of a human being, it’s our very own beloved fat slob of a cat who finds a doppelganger.
One is the pampered feline Prince, heir to the sprawling Carlisle Castle, off London, who is used to a life of luxury. The evil Lord Dargis wants to bump him off to take over the empire and he also wants to do away with the huge barnyard full of animals to make way for new-age condos and sauna. Prince’s lookalike is Garfield, the housecat from America who is happy with simple pleasures—cable TV and lasagna. Lasagna is not just a ‘dish’ for Garfield but a ‘state of life’, ‘the stuff of dreams’, ‘the food of God’. When his master Jon follows his...