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The stoning of Soraya M. / Roadside Attractions ; MPower Distribution ; produced by Stephen McEveety, John Shepherd ; screenplay by Betsy Giffen Nowrasteh, Cyrus Nowrasteh ; directed by Cyrus Nowrasteh.

McEveety, Stephen. (Added Author). Shepherd, John, 1960- (Added Author). Marno, Mozhan. (Added Author). Ransom, Joel. (Added Author). Handman, David. (Added Author). Rowland, Geoffrey. (Added Author). Debney, John. (Added Author). Sahebjam, Freidoune. Stoning of Soraya M. (Added Author). Aghdashloo, Shohreh, 1952- (Added Author). Caviezel, Jim, 1968- (Added Author). Nowrasteh, Cyrus. (Added Author). Nowrasteh, Betty Giffen. (Added Author). MPower Pictures. (Added Author). Roadside Attractions (Firm) (Added Author). Lionsgate (Firm) (Added Author). Shohreh Aghdashloo, Jim Caviezel, Mozhan Marnò, Navid Negahban, Ali Pourtash. (Cast).

Available copies

  • 11 of 12 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

0 current holds with 12 total copies.

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Alexandria-Monroe PL - Alexandria DRAMA STO (Text) 37521530599580 AMPL Adult DVD Drama Available -
Fulton Co PL - Fulton Library DVD DRAMA STO (Text) 33187002857361 Digital Video Disc Available -
Fulton Co PL - Rochester Main Library DVD DRAMA STO (Text) 33187002857353 Digital Video Disc Available -
Garrett PL - Garrett DVD STO (Text) 30010170676137 DVD Available -
Jackson Co PL - Seymour Main Library DVD FIC STO (Text) 37500003440332 Movies Available -
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Jefferson Co PL - Madison Main Branch DVD-R STON (Text) 39391006196925 DVD R-rated Available -
Lebanon PL - Lebanon DVD F STO 3234 (Text) 34330512420093 AV - Movie Collection Available -
Monticello-Union Twp PL - Monticello DVD ADULT STONING (Text) 37743001919978 Adult Video DVD Available -
Starke Co PL - Schricker Main Library (Knox) DRA STO (Text) 30032001698924 DVD DRAMA Available -
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Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (116 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: Santa Monica, CA : Lionsgate, 2010.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Based on the book by Freidoune Sahebjam.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2008.
Spcial features include: Audio commentary by director/co-writer Cyrus Nowrasteh and co-writer Betsy Griffen Nowrasteh; Audio commentary by film crew; Behind-the-scenes featurette: The making of The stoning of Soraya M.; Theatrical trailer.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Director of photography, Joel Ransom ; editor, Geoffrey Rowland, David Handman ; music, John Debney ; costume designer, Jane Anderson ; production designer, Judy Rhee.
Participant or Performer Note:
Shohreh Aghdashloo, Jim Caviezel, Mozhan Marnò, Navid Negahban, Ali Pourtash.
Summary, etc.:
When a journalist becomes stranded in an Iranian village, he is pulled aside by a woman named Zahra and told the story of her niece Soraya, who was recently killed by stoning because her husband claimed she had been unfaithful.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: R; for a disturbing sequence of cruel and brutal violence, and brief strong language.
System Details Note:
DVD; region 1; widescreen (16x9, 2.35:1) presentation; Dolby digital stereo.
Language Note:
Language track in Farsi, with English or optional Spanish subtitles.
Closed-captioned.
Awards Note:
Toronto International Film Festival, 2009: Audience Award.
Subject: Sahebjam, Freidoune > Film and video adaptations.
Stoning > Drama.
Women > Iran > Drama.
Journalists > Drama.
Honor killings > Iran > Drama.
Divorce > Iran > Drama.
Wrongful death > Iran > Drama.
Murder > Drama.
Iran > Drama.
Genre: Fiction films.
Feature films.
Thrillers (Motion pictures)
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Crime films.
Foreign film.

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