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Rated PG-13 · 95 minutes · 2008

Animated, Drama
Based on Satrapi's graphic novel about her life in pre and post-revolutionary Iran and then in Europe. The film traces Satrapi's growth from child to rebellious, punk-loving teenager in Iran. In the background are the growing tensions of the political climate in Iran in the 70s and 80s, with members of her liberal-leaning family detained and then executed, and the background of the disastrous Iran/Iraq war.
Official Site: www.sonypictures.com/classics/persepolis
Director: Vincent Paronnaud and Marjane Satrapi
Cast: Chiara Mastroianni, Catherine Deneuve, Danielle Darrieux, Simon Abkarian, Gabrielle Benites, François Jerosme, Tilly Mandelbrot and Sophie Arthuys

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