Poster for the movie "Persepolis"

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Animation, Drama | 95 | English | none

In 1970s Iran, Marjane 'Marji' Statrapi watches events through her young eyes and her idealistic family of a long dream being fulfilled of the hated Shah's defeat in the Iranian Revolution of 1979. However as Marji grows up, she witnesses first hand how the new Iran, now ruled by Islamic fundamentalists, has become a repressive tyranny on its own.

Director: Vincent Paronnaud, Marjane Satrapi

Cast: Chiara Mastroianni, Danielle Darrieux, Catherine Deneuve, Simon Abkarian, Gabrielle Lopes Benites, François Jerosme, Tilly Mandelbrot, Sophie Arthuys, Arié Elmaleh, Mathias Mlekuz, Sean Penn

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