October 4, 2012
Precious Persia: The filmmakers behind the animated hit Persepolis overburden Chicken with Plums with more cleverness than emotional weight.
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Strung Along: Chicken With Plums conjures painful sweetness in the life and death of an Iranian violinist.
For more than an hour, Chicken With Plums looks like it’s going to be a case study in terminal levels of preciousness. Then, improbably, directors Marjane Satrapi and Vincent Paronnaud bring it back from the ...