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iW NEWS | English-language “Persepolis” Set for 100 Screen Launch in April

iW NEWS | English-language "Persepolis" Set for 100 Screen Launch in April

Sony Pictures Classics has announced the launch of an English-language version of Marjane Satrapi and Vincent Paronnaud‘s “Persepolis” on 100 screens on April 11th. The English-language edition features the voices of Chiara Mastroianni as Marjane, Sean Penn as Marjane’s Father Ebi, Catherine Deneuve as Marjane’s Mother Tadji, Gena Rowlands as Marjane’s Grandmother, Iggy Pop as Uncle Anouche, and Amethyste Frezignac as Young Marjane. The original French-language version of the film opened on Christmas Day 2007 and has earned just over $4 million, so far. [Eugene Hernandez]

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