Chicken with Plums Movie

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Who's Involved:

Mathieu Amalric, Chiara Mastroianni, Edouard Baer, Golshifteh Farahani, Marjane Satrapi, Maria de Medeiros, Vincent Paronnaud, Eric Caravaca

Release Date:

Friday, August 17, 2012 (New York / Los Angeles)

Rating: N/A

Runtime: 1 hr, 33 m

Plot: What's the story about?

Tehran 1958 – Nasser Ali Khan, the most celebrated violin player, has his beloved instrument broken. Unable to find another to replace it, life without music seems intolerable. He stays in bed and slips further and further into his reveries from his youth to his own children’s futures. Over the course of the week that follows, and as the pieces of this captivating story fall into place, we understand his poignant secret and the profundity of his decision to give up life for music and love.

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Crew: Who's making Chicken with Plums

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Production Company

Celluloid Dreams

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Production: What we know about Chicken with Plums

Key Facts

  1. Based on the graphic novel of the same name.

Filming Timeline

On or about December 31, 1969, the film was in Completed status.

Chicken with Plums Release Date: When was it released?

Chicken with Plums was released in 2012 on Friday, August 17, 2012 (New York / Los Angeles release). There were 9 other movies released on the same date, including ParaNorman, The Expendables 2 and Sparkle.


When will the movie be on DVD?

Tuesday, February 26, 2013

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