I recently saw the animated film Persepolis, which Marjane Satrapi based on her own graphic novel (or rather, autobiography) about growing up in Iran before and after the Islamic Revolution. Seeing the film prompted me to go back and reread the book, looking for all the subtle differences between the two — always a fun pursuit after seeing a film adapted from a book!. If you haven’t read the book I highly recommend it:

2 responses to “Persepolis

  1. Which did you prefer: the book or the film? In fact, to make the question even broader, is the book always better than the film? In my case, the answer varies, although I tend to prefer the book mostly. But it’s always interesting to know what other people think.

  2. Somehow i missed the point. Probably lost in translation 🙂 Anyway … nice blog to visit.

    cheers, Temporally

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