No. 14: 'Chicken With Plums' - Top 20 Movies of 2012


Chicken With PlumsA charming fable set in late 50s Persia from 'Perseopolis' creators Marjane Satrapi and Vincent Paronnaud, 'Chicken With Plums' is so crafty and clever it takes you a minute to recognize it is about suicide. Mixing live action, animation and lush interior design, Mathieu Amalric's performance as a heartbroken musician is the perfect compliment to this visual feast.

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Best part: Repeatedly breaking a clock to bring it in for repairs in the hopes of catching the eye of the shopkeeper's daughter.

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