Episode #1333

Marjane Satrapi & DJ /rupture

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Friday, August 17, 2012

Golshifteh Farahani as Irâne and Mathieu Amalric as Nasser Ali in Chicken With Plums Golshifteh Farahani as Irâne and Mathieu Amalric as Nasser Ali in Chicken With Plums (© Patricia Khan, Courtesy of Sony Pictures Classics)

Kurt Andersen talks with Marjane Satrapi, who’s turned her graphic novel Chicken With Plums into a new movie that blends live action, animation, and puppetry. Kurt takes a spin on the turntables with Jace Clayton, a world-class DJ who performs as DJ /rupture. And Janka Nabay, a singer who fled his native Sierra Leone, creates a new musical life with a bunch of indie rockers from Brooklyn.

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