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Plot, Details & Awards

Persepolis

Rated PG-13 for mature thematic material including violent images, sexual references, language and brief drug content.

PG-13 In Theaters 12/25/2007 , 95min.
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Plot & Details

Filmmakers Vincent Paronnaud and Marjane Satrapi collaborated to co-write and co-direct this adaptation of Satrapi's bestselling autobiographical graphic novel detailing the trials faced by an outspoken Iranian girl who finds her unique attitude and outlook on life repeatedly challenged during the Islamic revolution. The English-language version features the voice talents of Sean Penn, Gena Rowlands, and Iggy Pop, with Catherine Deneuve and Chiara Mastroianni reprising their roles from the original French-language version.

Awards

Academy Awards

Year Award CategoryCast & Crew Result
2007 Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Best Animated Feature Vincent Paronnaud Nominated
2007 Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Best Animated Feature Marjane Satrapi Nominated

British Academy of Film and Television Arts

Year Award CategoryCast & Crew Result
2008 British Academy of Film and Television Arts Best Animated Feature Nominated
2008 British Academy of Film and Television Arts Best Foreign Language Film Nominated

Golden Globes

Year Award CategoryCast & Crew Result
2007 Hollywood Foreign Press Association Best Foreign Language Film Nominated

Toronto International Film Festival

Year Award CategoryCast & Crew Result
2007 Toronto International Film Festival Film Presented Nominated

AFI Fest

Year Award CategoryCast & Crew Result
2007 AFI Fest Film Presented Nominated

British Academy of Film and Television Arts

Year Award CategoryCast & Crew Result
2008 British Academy of Film and Television Arts Best Animated Feature Nominated
2008 British Academy of Film and Television Arts Best Foreign Language Film Nominated

Broadcast Film Critics Association

Year Award CategoryCast & Crew Result
2007 Broadcast Film Critics Association Best Animated Feature Nominated

Cannes Film Festival

Year Award CategoryCast & Crew Result
2007 Cannes Film Festival Jury Prize Won

Chicago Film Critics Association

Year Award CategoryCast & Crew Result
2007 Chicago Film Critics Association Best Animated Feature Nominated

Golden Satellite Award

Year Award CategoryCast & Crew Result
2007 Golden Satellite Award Best Picture - Animated or Mixed Media Nominated

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