The Persepolis movie continues to win raves and plaudits, as creator and co-director Marjana Satrapi does the rounds, including an interview at Vulture:

What about the things that the character’s obsessed with in the movie: Bruce Lee, heavy metal, Adidas….
Oh, yes, these are for real. French fries with ketchup, and I wear Adidas sneakers and I love Bruce Lee. I have all his movies. I only watch them when I’m alone, because if my husband is nearby and I am watching kung fu, that means I will beat him up. It gets me overexcited. I took three years of karate because of Bruce Lee, you know. I was a green belt. Two years ago I went to take a kung-fu course, but I think the teacher was lousy because he wanted to teach me everything the whole day, you know, the dragon, the tiger, the whole bullshit. He put me on the ground like 100 times! So I didn’t continue.


In addition, IFC has posted clips of her news conference up on YouTube, including one in which she discusses reading DRACULA giving her worms.

ON HER INTEREST IN GRAPHIC NOVELS
ON WHETHER HER MOVIE IS ANTI-IRAN
ON THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE VERSION OF THE FILM

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