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Persépolis

Persépolis

A Feature film by Marjane Satrapi, Winshluss

Produced by 2.4.7. Films (247 Films)

Release in France : 27/06/2007

    Synopsis

    This is a heartbreaking true story of a childhood coinciding with regime change and war in Iran. It is seen through the eyes of Marjane Satrapi who grew up a tomboy, larking around in sneakers and getting into scraps with boys. At the age of ten she goes to school and finds that her entire world has changed. Girls and boys enter the shool building through different doors and Marjane, no longer allowed to wear her boysih clothes, is forced to cover up in a long dark robe. Her strong will gets her in to several close encounters with her teachers at school and later the country's morality police. Marjane grows up with Iraqi bombs falling on her street and strict rules governing her life. Eventually her parents decide she would be better off with an education abroad and send her to Europe. Despite the freedom of Europe, she lisses her family and her country despite its flaws, and has returned to Iran before long. She is in a brief marriage upon her return but when that fails Marjene leaves her country for good.

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    Persépolis

    Trailer (English subtitles)

    Production and distribution (3)

    Executive Producer :

    2.4.7. Films (247 Films)

    French distribution :

    Diaphana Films

    Film exports/foreign sales :

    Celluloid Dreams

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    Photos (6)

    Full credits (6)

    Technical details

    Feature film

    Genres :

    Animated film

    Production language :

    French

    Production country :

    France

    Original French-language productions :

    Yes

    Nationality :

    100% French (France)

    Production year :

    2005

    French release :

    27/06/2007

    Runtime :

    1 h 35 min

    Current status :

    Released

    Visa number :

    112.904

    Visa issue date :

    15/05/2007

    Approval :

    Yes

    Production formats :

    35mm

    Color type :

    Black & White

    Aspect ratio :

    1.85

    Audio format :

    Dolby SRD

    Rating restrictions :

    None

    Posters (7)

    Directors (2)

    News (26)

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    Festival Selections (22)

    Academy Awards - 2008

    Academy Awards (United States, 2008)

    Selection

    Nomination for Best Animeted Feature

    Cesar Awards - French film industry awards - 2008

    Cesar Awards - French film industry awards (France, 2008)

    Selection (6)

    Best Sound : Samy Bardet, Éric Chevalier, Thierry Lebon

    Best Screen Adaptation : Winshluss, Marjane Satrapi

    Best Editing : Stéphane Roche

    Best Original Music : Olivier Bernet

    Best first picture : Winshluss, Marjane Satrapi

    Best Film

    TIFF - 2007

    TIFF (Canada, 2007)

    Selection

    Special presentations

    Awards (3)

    Cesar Awards - French film industry awards - 2008

    Cesar Awards - French film industry awards (France, 2008)

    Awards (2)

    César Award for Best Adapted Screenplay

    César Award for Best First Feature

    Delegations (2)

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