Distributor 8 Above will carry Signe Baumane’s My Love Affair with Marriage to U.S. audiences for a restricted theatrical run this October.
Among the many movie’s spectacular checklist of honors are a Zagreb grand prize, an Annecy jury distinction, a Bucheon particular distinction, a Fredrikstad greatest movie win, and a European Movie Award nomination for greatest animated European movie.
My Love Affair with Marriage is the first-person account of how songs and fairytales satisfied younger Zelma that love would at some point remedy all her issues. As she grows up although, Zelma realizes the world wherein she lives is much completely different than the one she was promised. A coming-of-age story that follows its protagonist via a lot of her life, the movie additionally options interspersed organic segments that present a scientific clarification of a lot of what Zelma is experiencing. Classes about mind chemistry, anthropology, and the assemble of romantic love present viewers with a masterclass in human conduct.
Baumane spoke with Cartoon Brew final yr as her movie was starting its unimaginable competition run, which started at Tribeca in June of 2022.
The movie options hand-drawn animation superimposed over paper mâché units, a method which Baumane used to nice impact on her earlier movie Rocks in My Pockets, winner of the Jury and FIPRESCI Prizes at Karlovy Range in 2014 and Latvia’s foreign-language Oscar entry for the yr.
My Love Affair with Marriage will likely be screened at The Quad in New York on October 6 and at Laemmle Glendale in Los Angeles on October 13 (with a preview screening on October 12 on the Laemmle Royal). Different cities will comply with.