PERSEPOLIS

2007 Official Oscar Submission from France for Best Foreign Language Film

Jury Prize winner, 2007 Cannes Film Festival

Official Selection, Toronto Film Festival

Closing Night Film, New York Film Festival

Marjane Satrapi brings her bestselling graphic novel to the big screen, co-directed with fellow comic-creator-turned-filmmaker Vincent Paronnaud. Satrapi's signature pen-and-ink illustrations come to life in this animated adaptation of her family memoir about life before and after Iran's 1979 Islamic Revolution. The film, which closed the New York Film Festival, features outstanding voice talent from Catherine Deneuve, Danielle Darrieux, and Chiara Mastroianni.

DIR/SCR Vincent Paronnaud and Marjane Satrapi, based on her novel; PROD Xavier Rigault and Marc-Antoine Robert. France/US, 2007, b&w, 95 min. In English, French, Persian and German with English subtitles.

Saturday, November 10, 8:00

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