The stoning of Soraya M. [videorecording] / Roadside Attractions presents in association with MPower Distribution ; an MPower Pictures production ; produced by Stephen McEveety, John Shepherd ; screenplay by Betsy Giffen Nowrasteh & Cyrus Nowrasteh ; directed by Cyrus Nowrasteh.
Other Titles: Stoning of Soraya M.
Publisher: Santa Monica, Calif. : LionsGate, .
Description: 1 videodisc (116 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Subject: Women Iran Drama.
Honor killings Iran Drama.
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Periodistas Teatro. bidex
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Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Performers: Mozhan Marnò, Jim Caviezel, Shohreh Aghdashloo.
Target Audience: MPAA Rating: R.
Notes: Originally released as a motion picture in 2009.
In Farsi with English subtitles; optional Spanish subtitles; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.
Title from container.
Based on the true story from Freidoune Sahebjam.
Bonus features: audio commentary, making-of featurette, storyboards, theatrical trailer.
Summary: When a journalist is stranded in her remote village, Zahra takes a bold chance to reveal what the villagers will stop at nothing to keep hidden. Thus begins the remarkable story of what happened to Soraya, a kind-spirited woman whose bad marriage leads her cruel, divorce-seeking husband to trump up false charges of infidelity, which carry an unimaginable penalty.