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“Poulet aux Prunes” is a feast of a film, sometimes funny, sometimes sad, deeply human and often utterly fantastic in its vision, a whole world in itself, which leaves behind it mixed feelings of pleasure and deep melancholy, as all the best tales in this rich tradition should. THE NEW YORK TIMES

The same winning balance of seriousness and humor that made “Persepolis” such a hit works equally well in “Chicken With Plums,” whose visual flair proves that helmers Marjane Satrapi and Vincent Paronnaud have a career in live-action as well as in animation. VARIETY

Live-action follow-up to “Persepolis” set in 1950s Iran blends humor and poetry with delightful artistry. THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER