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dir. Anca Damian, 2020
NR, 90 min, France / Romania, in French with English subtitles

This 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 story told with the patient, boundless love of a dog, and reminds us that happiness is a small thing.

“Eye-tickling in its design, occasionally tear-jerking in its execution, Marona feels vibrant and upbeat even in moments of melancholy — like diving into an artistic child’s sketchbook and watching the illustrations splash to life all around.” —Variety

With each screening of Marona’s Fantastic Tale purchased, Pickford Film Center will receive 50% of the ticket price and the distributors and filmmakers receive the other 50%. Thank you for your continued support!



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