Persepolis (in French)
Location: Bartos Screening Room
Dirs. Marjane Satrapi, Vincent Parronaud. 2007, 95 mins. 35mm. In French with English subtitles, featuring voice performances by Chiara Mastroianni, Danielle Darrieux, Catherine Deneuve. Marjane Satrapi co-directed this lovely and deeply moving hand-drawn animated feature based on her autobiographical graphic novel about growing up in Iran before the revolution and her exile to France. View trailer.
“The story of Marjane’s coming of age has the emotional directness (a cynic might call it sentimentality) of a classic of adolescent literature, A Tree Grows in Brooklyn or The Catcher in the Rye.”—Dana Stevens, Slate
Tickets: $15 ($11 seniors & students / $9 youth ages 3–17 / free or discounted for Museum members). Ticket purchase includes same-day admission to the Museum (see gallery hours). Order tickets online. (Members may contact firstname.lastname@example.org with questions regarding online reservations.)