The Cleveland International Film Festival promotes artistically and culturally significant film arts through education and exhibition to enrich the life of the community.
Country: FRANCE, ROMANIA, BELGIUM
Run Time: 92 minutes
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.
Tower City Cinemas
Friday, April 03, 2020 at 5:10 PM ET
Saturday, April 04, 2020 at 4:10 PM ET
Cedar Lee Theatre 1
Sunday, April 05, 2020 at 11:15 AM ET
Accessibility (?): No closed captions, audio description, English subtitles