Comic Riffs: satrapi persepolis

Posted at 12:26 AM ET, 04/28/2012

QUOTE OF THE WEEK: ‘Persepolis’s’ Marjane Satrapi, on the profound power of words

“All big changes of the world come from words,” the acclaimed Iranian-born cartoonist/filmmaker tells Comic Riffs.

By Michael Cavna  |  12:26 AM ET, 04/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:00 PM ET, 04/27/2012

THE COMIC RIFFS INTERVIEW: ‘Persepolis’s MARJANE SATRAPI comes not to bury American culture but to (mostly) praise it [*even if modern Hollywood is incapable of ‘Casablanca’]

Iranian-born graphic novelist/filmmaker Marjane Satrapi (“Chicken With Plums”) shares her views on comics-making vs. cinema, her American prejudices — and why Hollywood will never greenlight another “Chinatown” or “Casablanca.”

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