PERSEPOLIS shares Jury Prize at Cannes

The animated PERSEPOLIS, co-directed by Marjana Satrapi and Vincent Paronnaud has shared the Jury Prize at this year’s Cannes Film Festival. The film tells of Satrapi’s girlhood in post-Revolution Iran. The film will be released this fall in America by Sony Classics. It shared the prize with Stellet Licht, a tale of forbidden love among Mexican Mennonites directed by Carlos Reygadas. The Romanian 4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days by Cristian Mungiu wpon the Palme d’Or


  1. michael says:

    woo-hoo!!! :D

    congrats everyone!

  2. The times are changing… hurra for Marjana! :-D


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