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Marjane Satrapi

Marjane Satrapi

Actress, Director, Screenwriter, Voice, Costume designer

Represented by : Ubba

Agent : Cécile Felsenberg


    An active human rights campaigner, the Iranian-born Marjane Satrapi started her career as a graphic novelist and illustrator. In 2007, she collaborated with Vincent Paronnaud to direct the screen adaptation of her autobiographical graphic novel, Persepolis, as a black and white animated film. Their film won the Jury Prize at Cannes the same year and picked up two Cesar Awards in 2008, for Best Film and Best Screen Adaptation. In 2011, she once again teamed up with  Paronnaud to adapt another of her graphic novels, this time as a live action film, Chicken with Plums, featuring Mathieu Amalric. She went on to shoot The Gang of the Jotas, a comedy that centers on the wacky conversion of a couple of professional sports players into contract killers, with Maria de Medeiros in the lead role. In 2015, Marjane Satrapi released The Voices, a German-American co-produced horror-comedy starring Ryan Reynolds, Gemma Arterton, and Anna Kendrick.

    Filmography (5)

    Videos (2)


    6th MyFrenchFilmFestival launch in pictures



    Triumphant opening night for MyFrenchFilmFestival

    Le lancement du 6e MyFrenchFilmFestival en images - F [...]

    Nicolas Winding Refn, président du jury du 6e MyFrenchFilmFestival, était entouré, le 17 janvier dernier à la Tour Eiffel, des membres du jury cinéastes : David Robert Mitchell, Marjane Satrapi, Valérie Donzelli et Felix Van Groeningen. Quelques images de cette soirée, à laquelle ont assisté également de nombreux artistes liés aux films de la sélection, et qui s'est conclue sur un concert exceptionnel des LEJ.

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    News (28)

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    Cesar Awards - French film industry awards - 2008

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

    Selection (2)

    Best first picture : Persépolis 

    Best Screen Adaptation : Persépolis 

    Delegations (11)