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Persepolis

PERSEPOLIS
by Marjane Satrapi & Vincent Paronnaud
2007 - France - 95 min

In French with English subtitles.

Adapted from Persepolis: The Story of a Childhood by Marjane Satrapi.

1978 in Teheran: Marjane, 8 years old, grew up in a modern and cultivated family. She follows with exaltation the events that will lead to the revolution and to the fall of the Chah. With the establishment of the Islamic Republic, Marjane's life will change. She dreams of becoming a revolutionary. Soon, the war brings hardships and death.

This heartbreaking true story of a childhood coinciding with regime change and war in Iran is the story of Marjane Satrapi who directed the film, adapted from her graphic novel.

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Free admission. Online registration is required for this screening.

The film is recommended for a mature audience.

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