July 17, 2020 -
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.
Marona is a half-breed Labrador whose life leaves deep traces among the humans she encounters. After an accident, she reflects on all the homes and different experiences she’s had. As Marona’s memory journeys into the past, her unfailing empathy and love brings lightness and innocence into each of her owners’ lives.
Delivered alongside dazzlingly colorful, sweeping designs produced in part by acclaimed artist Brecht Evens, Marona’s Fantastic Tale—a New York Times Critics’ Pick—is a life-affirming tale told with the patient, boundless love of a dog, and reminds us that happiness is a small thing.
Dir. Anca Damian / 92 minutes / 2020 / French with English subtitles