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Persepolis (2007 film)

24 Ratings: 3.8
A 2007 French animated film based on the graphic novel by Marjane Satrapi.

A fascinating and wholly unexpected take on Iran’s Islamic revolution beginning in the 1970s, Persepolis is an enthralling, animated feature about a spirited young woman who spends her life trying to deal with the consequences of her nation’s … see full wiki

Genre: Animation, Biography, Drama, Foreign, History
Release Date: May 23, 2007
MPAA Rating: PG-13
5 reviews about Persepolis (2007 film)
review by . January 28, 2011
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**** out of ****     Animated films are always so interesting, no only because of their often times thrilling visuals, but also because of their ability to intoxicate us in their whimsy. I thought that I knew what a great animated film was, but upon watching "Persepolis" I can officially say that I know. This is one of the best animated films I have ever seen. Emotionally resonant, timely in its narrative, and beautiful in its power. This is indeed a very artistic triumph for …
review by . March 02, 2010
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A TRIUMPH in Animation That is Powerful, Inspiring and Yet Funny!
   What I really appreciate about Foreign cinema is its innate ability to make the simplest of concepts powerful without stooping to “dressing up” gimmicks that Hollywood is so prone to do. Another medium in filmmaking that is seen very differently in Japan, Korea and even the continent of Europe is the animated medium; while most of American filmmakers see animation as a form only suited for kids or the “young at heart” with concepts so formulaic just so they …
Quick Tip by . July 22, 2010
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Persepolis is so incredibly insightful and perceptive. It showed me a whole new world
Quick Tip by . July 19, 2010
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Its French so I loved it. I love the style of art in this film
review by . August 06, 2008
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Persepolis is a brilliantly constructed and beautifully animated film about a young girl growing up in Tehran during the Islamic revolution. Based on an autobiographical graphic novel by Marjane Satrapi, her story is a sad one: of a young woman who cannot feel at home in an increasingly oppressive state (who digs punk rock and heavy metal and can't stand conformity) but feels out of place anywhere else. At the same time, the author is clever and self-aware and never lets the story sink to the level …
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