NEW YORK PREMIERE
“Damian uses the medium of animation to let her imagination run free, which can be an exhilarating experience.” (Variety)
Outstanding in its inventive use of various animation techniques, Marona’s Fantastic Tale tells the emotional story of the last puppy in a litter of nine and her hopeful devotion to her various owners, not all of whom are devoted to her. Director Anca Damian takes a risk by beginning this vivid tale at the end of the dog’s life, after she’s been hit by a car, but the payoff is this bittersweet story of a pooch who advises dogs to “lick your human’s face every day as if it’s the last.” By the time she ends up with a stable home, she knows the happiness of reliable shelter, a loving master, and a good bone. Please note that this film is suitable for adults and mature children.