She had four husbands, but she only shot one of them... "Wanda the Wonderful" is a documentary film that tells the true story of a 1920's era gun slinging wild-woman, Wanda, and her journey from Indian Territory to sheep country, via the circus, Vaudeville, Hollywood and a brothel. This is a story about family, sacrifice, love, and the American West.
Filmmaker Carolyn Macartney never met her grandmother Wanda. Fascinated by the incredible stories she heard about her, Macartney wanted to know more. There are truths to the mythologies of the Wild West, and Wanda personifies these. But Wanda's story also reveals a darker side to what such a lifestyle required on a human level. Fiercely independent, Wanda followed her passions - at whatever cost.
"Wanda the Wonderful" garnered five "Best Documentary Film" awards during its domestic and international film festival run.
Disclaimer: Film contains partial nudity and strong language.
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