Chicken with Plums

Release date: August 17, 2012
(NY; LA release: Aug. 31)

Studio: Sony Pictures Classics

Directors: Marjane Satrapi, Vincent Paronnaud

MPAA Rating: N/A

Screenwriters: ,

Starring: Eric Caravaca, Chiara Mastroianni, Isabella Rossellini, Mathieu Amalric, Didier Flamand, Serge Avedikian, Jamel Debbouze, Edouard Baer, Golshifteh Farahani, Maria de Medeiros, Mathis Bour, Enna Balland, Rona Hartner

Genre: Drama

Duration: N/A

Copyright Holder: N/A

Copyright: N/A

Plot Summary:

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 that inspired his genius and his music...

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