Chicken with Plums

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PrintInternational Arthouse Series

Chicken with Plums

  1. Thursday, October 18, 2012 6:30 p.m.
  2. Friday, October 19, 2012 9:30 p.m.
  3. Saturday, October 20, 2012 6:30 p.m.
Still image from the film Chicken with Plums
From the directors of Persepolis comes another graphic novel adaptation, set in Teheran in 1958. Since his beloved violin was broken, Nasser Ali Khan, one of the most renowned musicians of his day, has lost all taste for life. Finding no instrument worthy of replacing it, he decides to confine himself to bed to await death. As he hopes for its arrival, he plunges into deep reveries, with dreams as melancholic as they are joyous, taking him back to his youth and even to a conversation with Azraël, the Angel of Death, who reveals the future of his children. As pieces of the puzzle gradually fit together, the poignant secret of his life comes to light: a wonderful story of love which inspired his genius and his music... (2K DCP Presentation)


French language with English subtitles.