"Chicken with Plums" Film Screening Past

Thursday, Oct 17, 2013 ,
8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
- Berkeley, CA, United States

Director/Writer
Marjane Satrapi
Vincent Paronnaud

Plot: Teheran, 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...

CAST & CREW
Goshifteh Farahani
Mathieu Amalric
Jamel Debbouze
Edouard Baer
Chiara Mastroianni
Isabella Rossellini
Eric Caravaca
Maria De Medeiros

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