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(2007)

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Iran's government sent a letter to the French embassy in Tehran to protest against the movie and pressured the organizers of the 2007 Bangkok Film Festival to drop it from the lineup.
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Catherine Deneuve, who voices Marjane's mother, and Chiara Mastroianni, who voices Marjane, are mother and daughter in real life.
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Marjane Satrapi insisted that Chiara Mastroianni sing "Eye of the Tiger" off-key.
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Wellington, New Zealand - In July, 2008 the Iranian embassy angrily protested the screening of Persepolis during the 37th Wellington Film Festival.
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Catherine Deneuve and Chiara Mastroianni lent their voices to the movie's English- and French-language versions, playing the same roles.
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The title, "Persepolis," means "Persian City" in Greek. The word is the Greek transliteration of the Old Persian word "Parsa" ("City of Persians"). Parsa, or Persepolis, was an actual ancient city that existed in Persia c. 550-330 BC. Its ruins still stand in southern Iran today.
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France's official submission for the Best Foreign-Language Film category at The 80th Annual Academy Awards (2008).
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At the party given by the Austrian nihilists, the symbol of the famous industrial band Einstürzende Neubauten can be seen on the upper left-hand side of the screen.
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In the graphic novel Persepolis 2, Marjane's father tells Marjane that he rented La Dolce Vita (1960). 'Marcello Mastroianni', father of 'Chiara Mastroianni' (Marjane), and former partner of 'Catherine Deneuve' (Marjane's mother), played a lead role in that film.
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Vincent Paronnaud: Man with glasses walking by at the airport.
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