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Analysis of questions related to late 20th-century urban geographies (the onscreen depiction of bodies - both individual and collective, and, crucially, female - as socially significant spaces; and an individual experience of exile and its in-between spaces) as they emerge in Marjane Satrapi's film Persepolis.
Cinema; Animation; Gender; Urban Geography; Bodies; Exile; Transnational Cinema; Persepolis; Marjane Satrapi