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Wednesday, January 30, 2008

"Persepolis" Growing Up Marjane Satrapi ~ Girls Just Want To Have Fun!

 














IRAN : Marjane Satrapi's
"Persepolis",
The Iranian Revolution seen through the eyes of a 10-year old girl. http://www.chris-kutschera.com/ The Middle East magazine, April 2.002

"The Islamic revolution interpreted through the eyes of a 10-year old girl."

"Marjane’s schoolmistress tells her that the emperor was chosen by God, but her father tells the little girl that when he came to power, he confiscated all the belongings of her forefathers, the Qadjars."


Marjane Satrapi "Persepolis"
The Colbert Report posted on Tuesday, January 29th, 2008






Arts: Iranian exile Marjane Satrapi By Vivienne Walt December/January 2008 Issue Mother Jones
Vivienne Walt spent two years in Iraq, where a bullet once lodged in her car seat. Based in Paris, she's been nominated twice for the Pulitzer Prize.

"Persepolis' irreverence and acerbic wit made Satrapi a cult heroine among reformist Iranians and readers worldwide."

"Persepolis" By Stephanie Zacharek at Salon

"This poetic animated picture captures the warmth and good humor of the graphic memoirs on which it's based."

"But "Persepolis" is all about the ways people find to get on with life, even when their governments work hard to prevent them from doing so."


Persepolis by Marjane Satrapi from The Complete Review

"This is what Satrapi does best -- she's a scavenger of daily incident, spotting the tiny and not-so-tiny cracks in society during and after of the revolution."

Satrapi's super-naive style is powerful...
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