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PERSEPOLIS

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PERSEPOLIS

Type of media Film

Approved Running time 95m 41s

Release date 25/04/2008

BBFCInsight Contains moderate violence, drugs and one use of strong language

Director(s) Vincent Paronnaud,Marjane Satrapi

Cast includes Chiara Mastroianni (voice), Catherine Deneuve (voice), Danielle Darrieux (voice), Simon Abkarian (voice), Gabrielle Lopes Benites (voice)

Cut This work was passed uncut.

BBFCinsight publication date 15/04/2008

Note: The following text may contain spoilers

PERSEPOLIS is an Iranian animation about a young girl’s turbulent childhood as she grows up during the Iranian revolution.

Violence

During some black and white flashback scenes, war images are shown which include the sight of a person, shown in silhouette, who is shot, with small blood visible upon impact. There are also some images of warfare, as well as some undetailed references to torture.

Drugs

A character is seen smoking a marijuana joint with friends.

Language

There is a single use of strong language ('f**k').

There are also some mild sex references to prostitution.

Details

Title
PERSEPOLIS
Year
2008
Distributor(s)
Optimum Releasing
Classified date(s)
21/01/2008
Main language
French
Other languages
Arabic
Submitted run time
95m 41s
Approved footage
8611+4
BBFC reference
AFF245584
Registration number
CFJ16441

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