About the film
adultery persia death penalty sadism double moral standard stoning village cowardice rural area iran religious fundamentalism
The Stoning of Soraya M.
Release Date: June 26, 2009
|Slogan||:||«When a deadly conspiracy became a shameful cover-up One witness refused to be silent»|
|Production Companies||:||Roadside Attractions, Mpower Pictures, Prime Meridian Pctures, Fallen Films|
|Producers||:||Deborah Aquila, Stephen McEveety, Jennifer L. Smith, Todd Burns, Diane Hendricks, Diane Hendricks, Stephen A. Marinaccio II, Thomas J. Papa, David Segel, John Shepherd, Mark Sussman, Tricia Wood, Lara Atalla, Jason Jones, Lisa Zagoria, Patty Connolly, George Naouri|
|Writers||:||Cyrus Nowrasteh, Betsy Giffen Nowrasteh, Freidoune Sahebjam|
A drama set in 1986 Iran and centered on a man, Sahebjam, whose car breaks down in a remote village and enters into a conversation with Zahra, who relays to him the story about her niece, Soraya, whose arranged marriage to an abusive tyrant had a tragic ending.