Marjane Satrapi

Marjane Satrapi appears in the following:

Marjane Satrapi's Chicken With Plums

Friday, August 17, 2012

Originally a graphic novel, the movie Chicken with Plums tells the story of Nasser Ali, a virtuoso violinist living in Tehran in the 1950s. He loathes his wife, has no patience for hi...


Guest Picks: Marjane Satrapi

Wednesday, August 15, 2012

Graphic novelist Marjane Satrapi was on the Leonard Lopate Show recently to talk about writing and directing the film, "Chicken with Plums," based on her book. She also told us about throwing knives and why she listens to klezmer music...


Marjane Satrapi on "Chicken with Plums"

Tuesday, August 14, 2012

Marjane Satrapi discusses writing and co-directing the new film “Chicken with Plums,” based on her graphic novel of the same name. The story begins in Teheran in 1958, when renowned musician Nasser Ali Khan has lost the will to live since his violin has been destroyed. Finding no instrument worthy of replacing it, he decides to confine himself to bed and wait for death. Through the film a poignant secret of his life comes to light, a story of love that inspired his genius and his music. “Chicken with Plums” opens August 17 at Lincoln Plaza and Angelika Film Center.

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And the Oscar Goes To...

Friday, February 22, 2008

Several of the year’s Oscar-nominated movies -- "Into the Wild", "I'm Not There", "Persepolis", and "The Diving Bell and the Butterfly" -- address the quest for personal freedom. In the last few months Kurt had the opportunity to talk with the directors ...


Marjane Satrapi's "Persepolis"

Monday, December 24, 2007

Marjane Satrapi talks about "Persepolis," the critically-acclaimed animated film version of her graphic memoirs.


How to Win Hearts and Minds

Monday, December 24, 2007

A psychology professor tells us why successful candidates need to appeal to voters’ hearts - perhaps even more than to their minds. Also, Marjane Satrapi talks about her new animated film "Persepolis." Then, physician and writer Vincent Lam. And Michael Palin of Monty Python fame!

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Marjane Satrapi

Friday, December 21, 2007

As a child in Tehran, Marjane Satrapi had a rebellious streak: barely in her teens she was already buying Iron Maiden cassettes off the black market, and getting in hot water with the Guardians of the Revolution. Kurt talks to Satrapi about her film "Persepolis," ...

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