Monday, January 28, 2008


Movie name: Persepolis
Year of release: 2007
Director: Vincent Paronnaud, Marjane Satrapi
Stars: Chiara Mastroianni, Catherine Deneuve, Danielle Darrieux, Simon Abkarian
Genre: Animation
Score out of ten (whole numbers only): 8

Easily one of the year's best animated features, "Persepolis" is the autobiographical story of the director Marjane Satrapi. Starting with her childhood in Iran and her tribulations with the war in her country and how the society around her changed, this is a moving film that has a stunning look and whose animation is flawless. This is definitely a film worth checking out over and over again.