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All these surroundings and events had an influence on the artist that encouraged her to succeed in her work.
Here is a link to a very interesting video on the making of Persepolis, which I believe might influence some to get into film making. Making of Persepolis
Beginnings: Marjane Satrapi. (2012). Retrieved from Nowness: https://www.nowness.com/story/beginnings-marjane-satrapi