NEW TRAILER – IN THEATERS STARTING APRIL 22 – Acclaimed TIFF film ‘CHARLOTTE’ animated biopic with 2X Oscar nominee Keira Knightley

The true story of Charlotte Salomon, a young German-Jewish artist who comes of age on the eve of the Second World War and defies incredible odds to create a timeless masterpiece.

Released by Good Deed Entertainment, the studio behind the worldwide animated box office smash Loving Vincent.

Directed by Eric Warin and Tahir Rana.

Featuring the voices of two-time Academy Award nominee Keira Knightley, Academy Award winner Jim Broadbent, Academy Award nominee Brenda BlethynSam ClaflinEddie Marsan, the late Helen McCrory, Academy Award nominee Sophie Okonedo, and Mark Strong.

Charlotte is an animated drama that tells the true story of Charlotte Salomon, a young German-Jewish painter who comes of age in Berlin on the eve of the Second World War. Fiercely imaginative and deeply gifted, she dreams of becoming an artist. Her first love applauds her talent, which emboldens her resolve. But the world around her is changing quickly and dangerously, limiting her options and derailing her dream. When anti-Semitic policies inspire violent mobs, she leaves Berlin for the safety of the South of France. There she begins to paint again and finds new love. But her work is interrupted, this time by a family tragedy that reveals an even darker secret. Believing that only the extraordinary will save her, she embarks on the monumental adventure of painting her life story.

A separate French version of the film, debuting at a U.S. film festival soon, features the voice of Academy Award winner Marion Cotillard.

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