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10,558 Ratings


France, United States, 2007
Animation, Biography, Drama


Persepolis follows the misadventures of Marjane, from mischievous little girl in Iran to rebellious teenager finding first love among decadent anarchists at a boarding school in Vienna. The film then charts the young woman’s heavy-hearted return to Iran, and finally her emigration to Paris.

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Persepolis Directed by Vincent Paronnaud, Marjane Satrapi

Awards & Festivals

Cannes Film Festival

2007 | 2 wins including: Jury Prize

Academy Awards

2008 | Nominee: Best Animated Feature Film of the Year

Independent Spirit Awards

2008 | Nominee: Best Foreign Film

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