Chicken With Plums
In Movie Theaters August 17, 2012
The About face: A talented musician loses the will to live after his wife breaks his beloved violin during an argument.
The Wild side: 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 Azrael, 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...
The Movie facts: Based on the book by Marjane Satrapi.
STARRING: Mathieu Amalric, Edouard Baer, Maria de Medeiros, Golshifteh Farahani, Eric Caravaca, Chiara Mastroianni, Mathis Bour, Enna Balland, Didier Flamand, Serge Avédikian, Rona Hartner, Jamel Debbouze, Isabella Rossellini
DIRECTED BY: Marjane Satrapi, Vincent Paronnaud
STUDIO: Sony Classics
RATING: PG-13 (For adult themes, language)