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Writers:
Marjane Satrapi (comic)
Vincent Paronnaud (scenario)
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Release Date:
27 June 2007 (France) See more »
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Plot:
Poignant coming-of-age story of a precocious and outspoken young Iranian girl that begins during the Islamic Revolution. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
Awards:
Nominated for Oscar. Another 20 wins & 28 nominations See more »
User Reviews:
very good adaption ! See more (151 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order)

Chiara Mastroianni ... Marjane 'Marji' Satrapi, as a teenager and a woman (voice)

Catherine Deneuve ... Mrs. Satrapi - Marjane's mother (voice)

Danielle Darrieux ... Marjane's grandmother (voice)

Simon Abkarian ... Mr. Satrapi - Marjane's father (voice)
Gabrielle Lopes Benites ... Marjane as a child (voice)
François Jerosme ... Uncle Anouche (voice)
Sophie Arthuys ... (voice)

Arié Elmaleh ... (voice)
Mathias Mlekuz ... (voice)
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Amethyste Frezignac ... Marjane as a child (voice: English version)
Lexie Kendrick ... (voice: English version)
Tilly Mandelbrot ... Lali (voice)

Sean Penn ... Mr. Satrapi - Marjane's father (voice: English version)

Iggy Pop ... Uncle Anouche (voice: English version)

Gena Rowlands ... Marjane's grandmother (voice: English version)
Aoife Stone ... (voice: English version)
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Directed by
Vincent Paronnaud 
Marjane Satrapi 
 
Writing credits
Marjane Satrapi (comic)

Vincent Paronnaud (scenario)

Produced by
Rémi Burah .... consulting producer
Tara Grace .... co-producer (USA)
Kathleen Kennedy .... associate producer
Xavier Rigault .... producer
Marc-Antoine Robert .... producer
 
Original Music by
Olivier Bernet 
 
Film Editing by
Stéphane Roche 
 
Production Design by
Marisa Musy 
 
Art Direction by
Hicham Kadiri 
 
Production Management
Olivier Bizet .... production manager
Christina Crassaris .... post-production supervisor
Olivier Gravenhorst .... post-production supervisor
 
Art Department
Marc Jousset .... artistic director
Thierry Million .... lead background artist
 
Sound Department
Samy Bardet .... sound editor
Samy Bardet .... sound re-recording mixer
Samy Bardet .... supervising sound editor
Eric Chevallier .... dialogue editor
Jacques Defrance .... foley artist
Sylvie Gourgner .... sound
Thierry Lebon .... sound re-recording mixer
Michel Monier .... sound consultant: dolby
Johann Nallet .... sound recordist
Philippe Penot .... foley artist
Greg Steele .... adr mixer
Julie Tribout .... sound
Jean-Alexandre Villemer .... sound recordist
Greg Zimmerman .... adr recordist
 
Visual Effects by
Jimmy Capron .... scanning operator
Cyril Cosenza .... research & development supervisor
Frank Miyet .... supervision tracé
Stéphane Roche .... animatics
 
Animation Department
Damien Barrau .... animator: 2D
Pascal Chevet .... animator
Christian Desmares .... animation coordinator
Cecile Dubois-Herry .... assistant animator
Florian Fiebig .... key animator
Mael Gourmelen .... assistant animator
Virginie Hanrigou .... animator
Gregory Lecocq .... animator
Habib Louati .... animator
Ahmidou Lyazidi .... 3D supervisor
Nathalie Mathé .... CG animator
Benoit Meurzec .... animator
Thierry Peres .... assistant animator
Jung Wang .... layout supervisor
 
Casting Department
Sylvie Peyrucq .... voice casting
 
Editorial Department
Christian Dutac .... color timer
Le Guen Jean-Baptiste .... digital film supervisor
 
Music Department
Olivier Bernet .... music arranger
Olivier Bernet .... musical director
Olivier Bernet .... musician: synthesizer, bass, piano, ukulele, drums
Sophie Bousquet .... musician: flute
Stéphane Garin .... musician: percussion
Xavier Hayet .... musician: string bass
Marianne Eva Lecler .... musician: harp
Victor Marco .... musician: acoustic guitar
Vincent Paronnaud .... musician: bass, voice
Maitane Sebastian .... musician: cello, voice
 
Other crew
Sylvain Audi .... background voices
Sylvain Audi .... research and development
John Charles .... software manager: Sony DAC
Elyse Klaits .... associate: Ms. Kennedy
Hengameh Panahi .... world sales head: celluloid dreams
Charles-Edouard Renault .... legal counsel
 

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MPAA:
Rated PG-13 for mature thematic material including violent images, sexual references, language and brief drug content
Runtime:
96 min | Turkey:89 min (TV version)
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Aspect Ratio:
1.85 : 1 See more »
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Did You Know?

Trivia:
Catherine Deneuve, who voices Marjane's mother, and Chiara Mastroianni, who voices Marjane, are mother and daughter in real life.See more »
Goofs:
Factual errors: The departures board at Paris Orly at the beginning has Cincinnati misspelled as "Cincinatti".See more »
Quotes:
[first lines]
Airport receptionist:Ticket and passport, please.
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Movie Connections:
References "Derrick" (1974)See more »
Soundtrack:
Eye of the TigerSee more »

FAQ

What is "Persepolis"?
Why do the French-speakers sometimes say "Si" instead of "Oui"?
How much sex, violence, and profanity are in this movie?
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46 out of 67 people found the following review useful.
very good adaption !, 20 December 2007
Author: Moongate2000 from Vienna

Adapting "Persepolis" in my opinion was a very important project. Especially (but not only) during times of fear and extreme distrust regarding other ethnicities it's necessary to communicate better understanding for these cultures. Films are capable reach millions of people all around the world. Therefore this medium is a very effective way to do this (unfortunately it can also get misused in the opposite direction).

Seen from this cultural perspective "Persepolis" is an entertaining feature which also meets a certain social responsibility. To me it is the right picture at the right time. In a individually visualized way this animation picture shows Marjane Satrapis personal biography and gives you an idea about the historical background of the Iran and the way of living in this part of the world. Besides several tragic moments "Persepolis" never loses it's humour.

In a short: "Persepolis" is a very true and affectionate adaption of the original comic also drawn by Satrapi who directed the film. An important issue and not only for this reason I truly recommend it !

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Autobiographic? hgmichna
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Is common to see natural blue-eyed blondes in Iran? yon-ferreira
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