Marjane Satrapi

Interview

Friday, December 21, 2007

As a child in Tehran, Marjane Satrapi had a rebellious streak: barely in her teens she was already buying Iron Maiden cassettes off the black market, and getting in hot water with the Guardians of the Revolution. Kurt talks to Satrapi about her film "Persepolis," based on her acclaimed graphic memoir.

    Music Playlist
  1. Arezou
    Artist: Niyaz
    Album: Niyaz(/recording>
  2. Eye of the Tiger
    Artist: Chiara Mastroianni
    Album: Persepolis Soundtrack
    Label: Caroline
    Purchase: Amazon

Guests:

Marjane Satrapi

Comments [2]

Jo Raven Silverleaf from Gulfport, FL USA

Listening to how things are in Iran, I have great respect for those individuals who are willing to "Buck the system". We are truly one human family! Lets hope that freedom comes to all countries and that we all have the right to express our individual thoughts! Thank you for another great program! Raven

Dec. 23 2007 07:44 PM
Louis Kimmelman from Long Island, NY

I really loved this show. I particularly appreciatd Ms. Satrapi's point about how people tend to take the easy route of assuming an entire population holds one set of beliefs, and if we do this we'll never accurately understand Iran. Her interview, and the other interviews on the show, left me feeling much more hopeful.

Dec. 23 2007 09:51 AM

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