Chicken With Plums

Chicken With Plums Release Date: August 17, 2012

A talented musician loses the will to live after his wife breaks his beloved violin during an argument.

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…

Based on the book by Marjane Satrapi.

Chicken With Plums Trailer

Starring: Mathieu AmalricGolshifteh FarahaniChiara MastroianniDidier FlamandÉric CaravacaMaria de MedeirosEdouard BaerSerge AvedikianEnna BallandMathis Bour
Genres: ComedyDrama
Directed By: Vincent Paronnaud Marjane Satrapi
Runtime: 93 minutes
Studio: Sony Classics
Total Box Office: 253.9 TH
MPAA Rating PG-13