Chicken With Plums

BB (out of 5) Original story:  Poulet Aux Prunes Marjane Satrapi and Vincent Paronnaud’s adaptation of their graphic novel Persepolis was such an important and moving human record that they are forgiven any future missteps, including this doggedly awkward follow-up also based on their book.  Transferring their talents to live-action (where their previous venture was animated)…

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Persepolis

BBBBB (out of 5) Marjane Satrapi’s popular graphic novel is translated to the big screen with her gorgeous art work intact.  It recounts growing up on the cusp of one of Iran’s most turbulent periods, enjoying the love of her patient parents during her feisty childhood before the Iraq war and Iranian revolution turn her…

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