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Chicken with Plums is a feast you’ll devour.” —Newsweek Acclaimed graphic artist Marjane Satrapi brings what has become her signature. Chicken with Plums (Pantheon Graphic Library) [Marjane Satrapi] on Amazon. com. *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. “Chicken with Plums is a feast you’ll. The question of what makes a life worth living has rarely been posed with as much poignancy and ambition as it is in Satrapi’s dazzling new.

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After buying a replacement for the violin that Faranguisse broke, Nassar-Ali runs into Irane who is walking with her grandson.

The film takes place in the ‘s and references are made visually and through dialogue to indicate that Marjane Satrapi is making commentary on this particular period of Iranian history. It hurt me greatly as if I was them, however I did not sympathize very much with anyone. Witb film was produced in Germany in at the Babelsberg Studios in Potsdam.

Zu Chickem versucht er noch verzweifelt einen Ersatz zu finden. As in her three previous novels, Satrapi portrays brilliantly funny and resolute characters. The more unrequited the love, the grander the music.

It was not a suicide actually. It’s similar to a lute — yeesh, was that so hard?

Chicken with Plums

The only thing that gives him pleasure during this time is his favorite meal, chicken with plums. I go out on the street and maybe I will receive a bullet like them, but I cannot sit in Paris and say to people, ‘Just express yourself.

The main one here is more distantly related to her than the ones wihh her earlier stories. This one made me erupte into a truly impolite laugh. Lists with This Book. Want to Read saving…. View all 6 comments. Jun 27, Christy rated it it was amazing Recommended to Christy by: Overall though there isn’t much going on.


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Nasser crawls into his bed and refuses to leave for several days. It looks like a relatively peaceful, painless way to go, emotional trauma aside, if she describes it correctly.

When will farting jokes stop being funny to me? I think his wife was right. She is surprisingly circumspect in her answers. Poulet aux prunes is a internationally co-produced dramatic film directed by Marjane Satrapi and Vincent Paronnaud.

Nicht ahnend, dass er falsch lag und es genau jenes Mitglied war, mit dem er die wenigste Verbindung sah. While waiting for death, Nasser Ali is visited by family, memories and hallucinations. Loosely inspired by Satrapi’s uncle, it tells the story of a brilliant violinist played by Mathieu Amalric who is so dismayed about his violin breaking — and about the memory of a lost sweetheart — that he takes to his bed.

Breathtakingly sour and delightful at the same time. More By and About This Author. After falling in love, Nassar-Ali proposes to Irane and she accepts. On another note, I did tire of the black background of the flashback scenes, and wished for more visual variety.

Despite this setback, I wanted to give Marjane another shot and read Chicken with Plums — another graphic memoir, this time about her great-uncle, Nassar Ali Khan, and his decision to die. But Khan believed he played so well because he carried within his heart an unfulfilled but requited love that sustained him and fed his talent.

Chicken with Plums tells the heartrending story of a celebrated Iranian musician who gives up his life for music and love. Clear and emotive, they bring surprising force and humor to this stunning tribute to a life whose worth can be measured in the questions it leaves.


She brings in the amazing human ability to laugh and live life even in the most hopeless situations.

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Through the narrations of these eight final days the author makes Nasser Ali Khan reveal everything about him — story of his childhood, relations with his family members while growing up, his love, his fantasies, his music, the disappointments over his married life, how his tar got damaged, anxiety about his kids – to the reader which piece by piece like a puzzle finally disclose the true reason behind the decision to give up his life. Learn more More Like This. Find showtimes, watch trailers, browse photos, track your Watchlist and rate your favorite movies and TV shows on your phone or tablet!

Nassar-Ali begins a twenty-year tour of the world, while Irane marries and has a child and eventually becomes a grandmother just as Nassar-Ali returns, marries and begins having children. With that being said, I still enjoyed her art style and the idea behind her stories. We learn much more though, as after he makes the deci On the face of it, Chicken and Plums is simply a story about Nassir Ali Kahn, a revered musician, who is on a search for a new tar because his favorite one has been broken.