“It's striking how much emotion Satrapi is able to convey through these blocky drawings, which are simple but powerfully chosen.” –San Francisco Chronicle

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Directed by Marjane Satrapi and Vincent Paronnaud (2007)
Rated PG-13 | Animation-Drama | 95 min
With the voices of Chiara Mastroianni & Catherine Deneuve

Based on the graphic novel Persepolis by Marjane Satrapi, L’Association, 2000, France.
Persepolis, published in the United States by Random House, 2005.

A coming-of-age story told through the eyes of Marjane, a young Iranian girl growing up in Tehran and Vienna. She avidly follows the events that lead to the Iranian revolution and the downfall of the Shah's regime. With the establishment of the Islamic Republic, Marjane comes to see herself as a revolutionary…

2008 César Awards, France – including First Film, Best adapted Screenplay
2007 Cannes Festival, France – Jury Prize


DATE: Friday JULY 13, 2012

TIME: 8:30PM

LOCATION: Riverside Park Pier I - entrance at 70th street / screening on the pier


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  • J'adore ce film et je vais à Riverside Park ce soir
  • Ne le dit etait effectivement excellent - j'ai eu l'occasion d'y faire allusion dans mon blog sur French Culture Guide qui parait samedi 14 juillet ! Je ne sais pas si l'on s'est vues a la projection. J'essaie d'aller voir Persepolis, aussi.... (Je vit sur le west side.) 


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