Rosewater

Rosewater

rosewater

Rosewater

Claire Foy as Paola;
Theatrical Release: US: August 29, 2014;
Studio: Busboy Productions, International Traders, MWM (MadisonWellsMedia);
Director: Jon Stewart;
Screenwriter: Jon Stewart (based on the book by Maziar Bahari);
Stars: Gael García Bernal, Kim Bodnia, Dimitri Leonidas, Claire Foy;
Genre: Biography | Drama;
Runtime: 103 minutes.

Plot

Based of a true story about a journalist who gets detained and brutally interrogated in prison for 118 days.

The journalist Maziar Bahari was blindfolded and interrogated for 4 months in Evin prison in Iran, while the only distinguishable feature about his captor is the distinct smell of rosewater. An interview and sketch that Maziar did with a journalist on The Daily Show was used as evidence that Maziar was a spy and in communication with the American government and the CIA.

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