Cleveland International Film Festival } March 22 – April 1, 2023 } Playhouse Square

Marona's Fantastic Tale
(L'extraordinaire voyage de Marona)

Year: 2019
Language: French
Run Time: 92 minutes

Marona's Fantastic Tale
Marona's Fantastic Tale
Marona's Fantastic Tale
Marona's Fantastic Tale

For a dog, Marona has lived a very full life. She’s been known by multiple names under numerous owners, each of whom she’s loved unconditionally. She’s lived the life of a stray, a street performer, a guard dog, and a loyal family companion. Marona’s story begins at the end, when after an accident, she takes a moment to tell her story; a story filled with beauty, adventure, hardship, and love. The viewers are transported from the end to the beginning when, after being abandoned in Paris as a puppy, Marona is scooped up by an acrobat who shows her the city and teaches her how to dream. From there, Marona will em”bark” on a journey to find happiness and belonging in a film all ages are sure to enjoy. Featuring a mesmerizing expressionistic animation style, MARONA’S FANTASTIC TALE weaves together the life story of a sweet little dog with a very big heart. (In French with subtitles) — G.S.

CIFF44 Screenings

Friday, April 03, 2020 at 5:10 PM

Saturday, April 04, 2020 at 4:10 PM

Wednesday, April 15, 2020 at 11:00 AM -
Tuesday, April 28, 2020 at 10:00 PM

Cedar Lee Theatre 1

Sunday, April 05, 2020 at 11:15 AM

Accessibility (?)
Closed Captions: No
Audio Description: No
English Subtitles: No

Family Films
Film Is Art

Reel Women Direct Award for Excellence in Directing by a Woman
International Narrative Competition

Anca Damian

Anca Damian, Ron Dyens, Tomas Leyers

Anca Damian

Boubkar Benzabat

Principal Cast
Lizzie Brocheré, Bruno Salomone, Thierry Hancisse, Nathalie Boutefeu

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