Posts Tagged ‘Persepolis’

Marjane Satrapi Talks "Persepolis" at Cannes Film Festival

by Ed Liuon May 23, 2007
Author and graphic novelist Marjane Satrapi has been interviewed by the International Herald Tribune at the Cannes Film Festival, where the animated version of her memoir Persepolis opened to good reviews recently. The graphic novel and animated movie cover Satrapi’s girlhood in Iran during the years of the Islamic Revolution and the Iran-Iraq War. (via […]

Iran Protests "Persepolis" Screening at Cannes Film Festival

by Ed Liuon May 21, 2007
The Iranian Farabi Cinema Foundation has sent a letter of protest to the French Embassy in Tehran over the screening of the animated movie Persepolis at the Cannes Film Festival. The government-affiliated organization claimed that the movie, “has presented an unrealistic face of the achievements and results of the glorious Islamic Revolution in some of […]