Chicken with Plums
- Current Status
- In Season
- 90 minutes
- Limited Release Date
- Golshifteh Farahani, Maria De Medeiros, Isabella Rossellini
- Vincent Paronnaud, Marjane Satrapi
- Sony Pictures Classics
We gave it an A-
Satrapi (Persepolis) imagines the final days of her great-uncle Nasser Ali Khan. A famous musician, he turns suicidal after his wife smashes his irreplaceable tar, a Persian percussion instrument given to him years ago by a teacher.
For Fans of…
The author’s trademark B&W tales of middle-class Iranians.
Does It Deliver?
This wistful life story is a welcome return to form for Satrapi after last year’s smirky Embroideries.