A young girl grows up in
The film was based on the autobiographical graphic novel by Marjane Satrapi, who also co-directed. You know, I liked the stylish animation on this flick and thought that some of the imagery was rather well done. While there were brief glimpses of humor here and there (most having to do with the rebellious girl being influenced by the devilish Western culture), for the most part though this flick was one big Depress-O-Thon. I mean I get it, living in Iran sucks (especially if you are a girl), but shit man I could have told you that 95 minutes ago and I wouldn’t have been subjected to this morose history lesson/coming of age story.
What pissed me off about this flick was that the chick got a chance to get the fuck out of
Jesus, do you just realize I had to sit through a fucking FRENCH movie about Iranians? My wife will get anything off of Netflix…