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Persepolis is a french film of genre Drama directed by Marjane Satrapi released in USA on 23 may 2007 with Chiara Mastroianni

Persepolis (2007)

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Released in USA 23 may 2007
Length 1h35
Genres Drama,    Biography,    Comedy,    Comedy-drama,    Animation
Rating79% 3.9991753.9991753.9991753.9991753.999175

Persepolis is a 2007 French-Iranian-American animated film based on Marjane Satrapi's autobiographical graphic novel of the same name. The film was written and directed by Satrapi with Vincent Paronnaud. The story follows a young girl as she comes of age against the backdrop of the Iranian Revolution. The title is a reference to the historic city of Persepolis.

The film was co-winner of the Jury Prize at the 2007 Cannes Film Festival
and was released in France and Belgium on 27 June. In her acceptance speech, Satrapi said "Although this film is universal, I wish to dedicate the prize to all Iranians." The film was also nominated for the Academy Award for Best Animated Feature, but lost to Ratatouille.

The film was released in the United States on 25 December 2007 and in the United Kingdom on 24 April 2008.


At the airport Marjane Satrapi (Chiara Mastroianni) is unable to board a plane to Iran. She then takes a seat and smokes. She looks back at her childhood. She remembers the good and bad times with her family, especially all the political issues going on. As a young girl, Marji lived in Tehran and wanted to be a prophet and a disciple of Bruce Lee. Her childhood ambition is the general uprising against the Shah of Iran. Her middle-class family participates in all the rallies and protests. Marji wants to have pride in her future. Marji and a group of friends attempt to attack a young boy whose father, a member of SAVAK, killed Communists for no particular reason. One day, Marji's Uncle Anoush arrives to have dinner with the family after recently being released from his nine-year sentence in prison. Uncle Anoush inspires Marji with his stories of his life on the run from the government, a result of rebelling.


Chiara Mastroianni

(Marjane adulte et adolescente (voice))
Catherine Deneuve

(Mère de Marjane (voice))
Danielle Darrieux

(Grand-mère de Marjane (voice))
Simon Abkarian

(Père de Marjane (voice))
François Jérosme

(Oncle Anouche (voice))
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Œuvre de Marjane Satrapi


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