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Calamity – A Childhood of Martha Jane Cannary

English title: Calamity – A Childhood of Martha Jane Cannary
Original title: Calamity
German title: Calamity – A Childhood of Martha Jane Cannary
France, Denmark, 2020

Director: Chayé, Rémi
Production company: Maybe Movies
Co-producers: Nørlum
Length: 80 min.
Film genre: Animation

1863, United States of America: 12-year-old Martha Jane and her family are headed West in large covered wagon train in search of a better life. After Martha Jane’s father is hurt in a serious accident, she takes charge of her siblings and learns to drive the family wagon. She has never felt so free. Utterly practical and bold, Martha Jane dresses as a boy and becomes increasingly troublesome for the community due to her outspoken braveness. When the leader of the convoy wrongly accuses her of theft, she runs away to find proof of her innocence...
In the Wild, she discovers herself and a world which shapes her and confirms her unique personality... revealing the mythical and slightly mysterious Calamity Jane.

Cartoon Movie 2020, Annecy IFF 2020, Fantoche IFF Baden 2020

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