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.
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