The story is about a young Marjane growing up in Iran during the Shah dynasty, Iranian Revolution, and Iran-Iraq war during the late 1970s and early 1980s. Not only did Marjane Satrapi wrote the novel, but she also directed the film about the book. Sadly, the work of a movie-adaptation doesn’t always include every details mentioned and sometimes add details not included from the text, which includes Persepolis the movie. The author omitted several events from the movie that happened in the book, including the whole first chapter of the novel.
Overall, I enjoyed the novel more than the movie, because the movie omitted scenes from the book and it was less accurate from the text.In the beginning of the movie, the setting took place in color with Marjane at an airport. She was at an airport daydreaming and began to have a flashback of her life story in black and white, which is .