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Co-directors marjane satrapi, bottom, and vincent paronnaud won some acclaim a few years ago for their animated film, 'persepolis. Persepolis: the story of a childhood (pantheon graphic novels) [marjane satrapi] on amazoncom free shipping on qualifying offers a new york times. Little marjane in persepolis (sony pictures classics) ba: describe the animation because it is hand drawn and not the kind of 3d cgi work. In the recent controversy surrounding persepolis, marjane satrapi's stellar graphic memoir about growing up during the iranian revolution,. Persepolis, marjane satrapi's acclaimed graphic memoir of growing up in contemporary iran, is said by many reviewers and critics alike to bring iran to the west.
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Marjane satrapi's incredible work persepolis focuses on the experiences of a young marji and her family growing up during the iranian. Marjane satrapi's persepolis is a two-part graphic novel in which the author recalls growing up in tehran during the islamic revolution and in. Two of marjane satrapi's artistic products are a new film about a likeable american serial killer, and a girl's take, in graphic novel format, on life. Marjane satrapi: persepolis the animated feature film based on the autobiographical comic book of the iranian artist by amin farzanefar | nov 2007 photos.
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