Persepolis (2007), PG-13
Persepolis, Sony Pictures Classics/Photofest, © Sony Pictures Classics
- 5:00 pm – 6:40 pm
- Marjane Satrapi and Vincent Paronnaud
Based on writer-director Marjane Satrapi’s award-winning graphic novel, Persepolis closely follows her life as she comes of age in Iran during the Islamic Revolution (1978–79). Narrated by Chiara Mastroianni as the adult Marjane, the alternatingly funny and heartbreaking story chronicles how Marjane’s immediate family kept their ideals under increasingly oppressive regimes.
In French with English subtitles
- Free with museum admission.
- No reservations needed. Doors open 30 minutes prior to the screening.
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