In 1970s Iran, Marjane 'Marji' Statrapi watches events through her young eyes and her idealistic family of a long dream being fulfilled of the hated Shah's defeat in the Iranian Revolution of 1979. However as Marji grows up, she witnesses first hand how the new Iran, now ruled by Islamic fundamentalists, has become a repressive tyranny on its own.
- Genre: Animation, Drama
- Studio: Société des Producteurs de L'Angoa, Sony Pictures Classics, PROCIREP, Soficinéma, France 3 Cinéma, Diaphana Films, Sofica EuropaCorp, Celluloid Dreams, The Kennedy/Marshall Company, La Région Île-de-France, Fondation GAN pour le Cinéma, 2.4.7. Films, French Connection Animations, CNC
- Keyword: civil war, parent child relationship, 1970s, puberty, totalitarian regime, punk rock, bomb alarm, orient, coming of age, adult animation, punk band, woman director, iranian revolution
- Cast: Chiara Mastroianni, Danielle Darrieux, Catherine Deneuve, Simon Abkarian, Gabrielle Lopes Benites, François Jerosme