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The Stoning of Soraya M.

R| 1 hr. 56 min.

Plot Summary
An Iranian woman (Shohreh Aghdashloo) tells a journalist (James Caviezel) about the unjust and brutal death of her innocent niece (Mozhan Marno).

Cast: Shohreh Aghdashloo , James Caviezel , Mozhan Marno , Ali Pourtash , Navid Negahban , David Diaan , Parviz Sayyad , Vida Ghahremani

Director: Cyrus Nowrasteh

Genres: Drama

Distributor: Roadside Attractions

The Stoning of Soraya M. (2008)

Release Date: June 26th, 2009|1 hr. 56 min.

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  • The sum is difficult to watch. But this isn't a film against Islam or religion in general: A clear distinction is made between Allah's more vicious followers and the mercy of Allah himself. show more

  • The last thing I want to do is represent The Stoning of Soraya M. as entertainment, summer or otherwise. This is classic tragedy in semimodern dress that means to horrify, and does so more successfully than any film in recent memory. show more

  • As with so many message movies, this one trades nuance for naked outrage. The filmmakers'heartfelt intent is admirable, but right now they’re competing with a more compellingly told reality. show more

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