Marona’s Fantastic Tale

Marona’s Fantastic Tale

Romania | 2019 | 92 min. | Anca Damian

June 12 - July 16, 2020

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This poetic and touching animation from director Anca Damian is a dazzling expressionistic view of the world through the eyes of a stray dog, who wants nothing more than love and a bone.

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The poetic and touching film from director Anca Damian follows an optimistic stray dog named Marona as she looks back on the human companions she has loved throughout her life. Delivered alongside dazzlingly colorful, sweeping designs produced in part by acclaimed artist Brecht Evens, Marona's Fantastic Tale is a life-affirming tale told with the patient, boundless love of a dog, and reminds us that happiness is a small thing.

  • Original Language Title: L'extraordinaire voyage de Marona
  • Director: Anca Damian
  • Principal Cast: Voices of: Lizzie Brochere, Bruno Salomone, Thierry Hancisse, Shyrelle Mai Yvart, Maïra Schmitt, Nathalie Boutefeu
  • Country: Romania, France, Belgium
  • Year: 2019
  • Running Time: 92 min.
  • Producer: Anca Damian, Ron Dyens, Tomas Leyers
  • Screenplay: Anghel Damian
  • Music: Pablo Pico
  • Website: Official Film Website
  • Filmography: The Magic Mountain (2015), A Very Unsettled Summer (2013), Crulic – The Path To Beyond (2011), Crossing Dates (2008)
  • Language: French
  • Has Subtitles: Yes