Persepolis Themes

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Discussion Question #10 Persepolis, directed by Marjane Satrapi and Vincent Paronnaud, is an animated film released in 2007. Persepolis was nominated in 2008 for an academy award for animation; which is incredible because of how different and non-conventional the animation is in the film. Among prominent CGI animation films released in 2007 such as Alvin and the Chipmunks and Ratatouille, Persepolis stood out due to its hand-drawn animations and expert use of black and white illustrations. These unique characteristics that are rarely demonstrated in contemporary animations are very effective in depicting the themes of the film and giving the film its own identity.
Some taboo subjects that this film depicts are: God and religion, differences