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Persepolis

Persepolis


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This multi-award-winning Iranian animated film is set during the turbulent times after the fall of the Shah of Iran and the rise of the Islamic state. Told through the eyes of a young girl living in a communist family, it is a sharp and observant coming-of-age tale. In French with English subtitles.


93 minutes, No persons under 13 (Language, Nudity)
Animated, Biographical, Drama, On the art circuit

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Credits
Cast
Voices of Chiara Mastroianni, Catherine Deneuve, Danielle Darrieux, Simon Abkarian, Gabrielle Lopes Benites, François Jerosme
Director
Vincent Paronnaud, Marjane Satrapi
ScreenplayVincent Paronnaud, from the comic by Marjane Satrapi
MusicOlivier Bernet
EditingStéphane Roche
Sound formatsDolby Digital
SoundtrackAvailable
Made in2007
Produced byA consortium of French and American companies

Official Site | IMDB page | FPB Report
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FPB Report (SA)
GenreAnimated, drama
LanguageStrong, fairly frequent, in context, moderate impact
NudityNone
SexMildly implied, brief, infrequent
ViolenceModerate animation violence
PrejudiceExplores gender discrimination and negative stereotyping of Islamic culture
BlasphemyMild religious profanities and religious sensitivity with regards to Islamic culture
Drug abuseSome alcohol and cigarette smoking in context
CommentsNone
These details are supplied by the FPB. If you have a problem with any of the above, please take it up directly with the FPB. Read the Classification Guidelines.


Ratings
Scale (Max)20
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Cape TimesCarina Chocano15
The CitizenAnnette Bayne16
24.comLaurie Crook15
International Media
BBC (UK)Anna Smith quote icon 15
Chicago Sunday TimesRoger Ebert quote icon 20
eye Weekly (Canada)Jason Anderson quote icon 15
Metacritic.com31 critics18
RottenTomatoes.com127 critics16
RottenTomatoes.comTomatometer quote icon 19
IMDB19416 Netizens quote icon 16
Average .. 81%16


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