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Day seems to pass in the Country of Moliere, without reading in the French Press
at least one positive review of Marjane Satrapi's Cannes
Jury Prized film Persepolis. To speak of a
luring approximately 289 036 paying viewers to the movie theaters in its first
week of public release,
Persepolis should be compulsory in school, comments a French Fan.
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For those ( often Iranian compatriots ) who doubted that the story of a childhood growing up in Revolutionary Iran would be a "failure" and "uncinematical", the recent figures published by STUDIO Magazine prove the contrary.
LE CINEMA ! &
Magic in the Making: Persepolis' Cinephilic French Cast by Darius KADIVAR
Satrapi's Persepolis wins "Prix du Jury" at Cannes by Darius KADIVAR
A Night at the Comedie Française with Shahrokh Moshkin Ghalam by Darius KADIVAR
Youssef Ishaghpour's Rosebud by Darius KADIVAR
Iranian Pioneers in French New Wave Cinema by Darius KADIVAR
Anicée (ALVINA) Shahmanesh: France's Sex Icon of the 1970's by Darius KADIVAR
An Independent Eye:
Producer/Distributor Hengameh Panahi by Darius KADIVAR
About the Author: Darius KADIVAR is a Freelance Journalist, Film Historian, and Media Consultant.
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