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Outdoor Cinema Presents: Persepolis
July 12 @ 8:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Outdoor Cinema returns to Parklife every Wednesday night this summer! Reservations are highly recommended. Book your party through OpenTable and be sure to include a note that you are here for Outdoor Cinema. Food and drink purchase required.
SCREENING STARTS 8:30PM
TONIGHT’S FILM: PERSEPOLIS (2007)
“Persepolis is a 2007 adult animated biographical drama film based upon Marjane Satrapi’s autobiographical graphic novel of the same name.It was written and directed by Satrapi in collaboration with Vincent Paronnaud. The story follows a young girl as she comes of age against the backdrop of the Iranian Revolution. The title references the historical city of Persepolis. The film was an international co-production made by companies in France and Iran. It premiered at the 2007 Cannes Film Festival, where it co-won the Jury Prize, alongside Silent Light. It was released in France and Belgium on 27 June 2007, earning universal praise from critics. The film was selected as the French entry for the Best Foreign Language Film category at the 80th Academy Awards, and was nominated for Best Animated Feature.”