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.
- MPAA Rating: PG-13
- Genre(s): Animation,Drama
- Run Time: 95min.
- Theatrical Release Date: 12/25/2007
- DVD Release Date: 06/24/2008
- Distributor(s): Sony Classics
Marjane Satrapi, Vincent Paronnaud
- Themes: Political Unrest,Teen Angst,Living In Exile
- Tone: Humorous,Poignant,Stirring
- Keywords: Iran,Iranian [nationality],Islam,revolution
- Country of Origin: USA - Limited (12-25-2007)
- Language: English,French