Persepolis 2.0: Iran poll inspires sequel

Persepolis 2.0: Iran poll inspires sequel

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Ahmadinejad and his cronies will probably be even more infuriated by the update to the cartoon: Persepolis 2.0. The latest version depicts the excitement surrounding the June 12 election, outrage at the result, street protests, the role of Twitter in the unrest, and the death of Neda Agha Soltan.

The new cartoon was the initiative of two Iranian exiles called Sina and Payman, who have put together a website called Spread Persepolis to promote the project. It was made with permission of the publishers of Marjane Satrapi’s original cartoon on which the film was based.

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