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Genre Drama
Running Time 90 min
Release Date Aug 17, 2012
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Chicken With Plums (Poulet aux prunes)

Teheran, 1958. Since his beloved violin was broken, Nasser Ali Khan, one of the most renowned musicians of his day, has lost all taste for life. Finding no instrument worthy of replacing it, he decides to confine himself to bed to await death. As he hopes for its arrival, he plunges into deep reveries, with dreams as melancholic as they are joyous, taking him back to his youth and even to a conversation with Azraël, the Angel of Death, who reveals the future of his children... As pieces of the puzzle… Show more

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September 20, 2012 - Boston.com - By Mark Feeney, Globe Staff

‘Chicken With Plums” isn’t a continuation of “Persepolis” (2007). This is a disappointment and a relief. Both films are written and directed by Marjane Satrapi and Vincent Paronnaud and based on a graphic novel by Satrapi.

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