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Chicken with Plums is a french film of genre Drama directed by Marjane Satrapi released in USA on 31 august 2012 with Mathieu Amalric

Chicken with Plums (2011)

Chicken with Plums
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Released in USA 31 august 2012
Length 1h31
OriginFrance
Genres Drama,    Comedy,    Comedy-drama,    Romance
Rating70% 3.5001253.5001253.5001253.5001253.500125

Chicken with Plums (French: Poulet aux prunes) is a 2011 French-German drama film directed by Marjane Satrapi and Vincent Paronnaud. It is based on the graphic novel of the same name. The film premiered in competition at the 68th Venice International Film Festival on 3 September 2011. It was released in France on 26 October through Le Pacte.

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As a young man, violinist Nasser Ali Khan (Mathieu Amalric) falls in love with Irâne (Golshifteh Farahani), the beautiful daughter of a wealthy shopkeeper. Her father forbids them to marry, convinced that an artist could never financially support his daughter. The dismayed musician could only carry on because his mentor gave him a special violin and advised him to sublimate his affliction. Consequently, he became a renowned artist and eventually married another woman. Nonetheless in his mind he is still with Irâne. When his lack of affection for his family leads to serious dispute between him and his wife she destroys his beloved violin. It strikes him he is no longer up to make music as he did before and therefore he is longing for death. After rejecting more conventional methods of suicide, he decides to simply lie in bed until death will have him. As he awaits the arrival of death, he is awash in visions of the past and the film lets the spectator accompany him on this bizarre and strangely beautiful journey.

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Œuvre de Marjane Satrapi

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