In 1970s Iran, Marjane 'Marji' Statrapi watches occasions with her young eyes and her radical family members of a long desire being met of the hated Shah's loss in the Iranian Change of 1979. Nevertheless as Marji matures, she witnesses initial hand exactly how the brand-new Iran, now ruled by Islamic diehards, has actually ended up being a repressive tyranny by itself. With Marji dangerously choosing not to stay silent at this oppression, her moms and dads send her abroad to Vienna to research for a far better life. Nevertheless, this change confirms a just as difficult test with the girl searching for herself in a different society filled with unpleasant characters and extensive frustrations that deeply problem her. Even when she returns house, Marji locates that both she and homeland have altered too much and the young woman as well as her caring household should determine where she absolutely belongs.