Marjane Satrapi

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Born: 11/22/1969 in Rasht, , IR

Filmography

Director (4)

Kahlil Gibran's The Prophet 2015 (Movie)

(Director)

The Voices 2015 (Movie)

(Director)

Chicken with Plums 2012 (Movie)

(Director)

Persepolis 2007 (Movie)

(English Version) (Director)
Writer (3)

Chicken with Plums 2012 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Chicken with Plums 2012 (Movie)

(from novel: "Chicken with Plums") (Source Material)

Persepolis 2007 (Movie)

(adaptation) (Screenplay)

Milestones

2014

Directed the mainstream American comedy The Voices, starring Ryan Reynolds.

2012

Reteamed with Paronnaud to co-direct The Gang of The Jotas.

2007

Co-directed an animated adaptation of Persepolis with Vincent Paronnaud.

2004

Published her graphic novel, Chicken With Plums.

2003

Saw her Persepolis series published in English for the first time.

2000

Published the first of her Persepolis series.

Bonus Trivia

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Came from a politically active family who advocated Marxist values and spoke out against injustice.

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Was the only visitor allowed to see her uncle before he was executed for his political activism against the Ayatollah.

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Was sent to Vienna for high school in 1983 because her parents feared that her rebellious nature would get her jailed or killed.

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Is related to the Qajar Persian Dynasty through her maternal grandfather.

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