Director: Marjane Satrapi, Vincent Paronnaud Run Time: 95 min. Release Year: 2007 Language: French
Starring: Catherine Deneuve, Chiara Mastroianni, Danielle Darrieux, Gabrielle Lopes Benites, Simon Abkarian
Persepolis follows the misadventures of Marjane, from mischievous little girl in Iran to rebellious teenager finding first love among decadent anarchists at a boarding school in Vienna. The film then charts the young woman’s heavy-hearted return to Iran, and finally her emigration to Paris.