ANIMATION: CALAMITY – A CHILDHOOD OF MARTHA JANE CANNARY

 

ANIMATION

CALAMITY – A CHILDHOOD OF MARTHA JANE CANNARY (NC PG)
CALAMITY, UNE ENFANCE DE MARTHA JANE CANNARY

With Calamity, writer/director Rémi Chayé explores the origins of the legendary American frontierswoman, digging into her childhood and the ways in which she defied the gender conventions of her time. 

This feminist retelling shows how young Martha Jane Cannary fought against a sexist and male-dominated society to become an iconic frontierswoman – an empowering tale about a strong female hero that all audiences can cheer for. Audience award winner at Annecy Animation Film Festival 2020.

Director: Rémi Chayé
Voice Cast: Salomé Boulven, Alexandra Lamy, Alexis Tomassian, Jochen Hägele, Léonard Louf, Santiago Barban

2020 | France/Denmark | 85 mins | Int sales Indie Sales | Print source IFCinéma

“A rebellious girl flouting societal norms and revelling in gorgeous outdoor splendour.” Screen

     SCREENINGS
DERBY QUAD  Sat 4 Dec (13:00) & Sun 5 Dec (13:30)

EDINBURGH FRENCH INSTITUTE Sat 20 Nov (10:00)

EDINBURGH SUMMERHALL  Sun 28 Nov (15:00) & Sunday 12 Dec (17:30)

LEWES DEPOT    Sat 4 Dec (12:45) & Sun 5 Dec (12:45)

OBAN PHOENIX Fri 19 Nov (16:45) & Sun 21 Nov (11:45)

STIRLING MACROBERT   Sat 13 Nov (10:30) & Sunday 14 Nov (10:30)

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