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

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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.

Read the ScreenCrush.com review of 'Chicken With Plums'

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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