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The stoning of Soraya M. [videorecording] / 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. (Added Author). MarnĂ², 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). Aghdashloo, Shohreh, 1952- (Added Author). Nowrasteh, Cyrus. (Added Author). Nowrasteh, Betty Giffen. (Added Author). MPower Pictures. (Added Author). Roadside Attractions (Firm) (Added Author). Lionsgate (Firm) (Added Author).
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  • 10 of 11 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Alexandria-Monroe Public Library - Alexandria DVD 4121 (Text) 37521530599580 AMPL Adult DVD Available -
Fulton Library DVD DRAMA STO (Text) 33187002857361 Digital Video Disc - F Reshelving -
Garrett Public Library DVD STO (Text) 30010170676137 DVD Available -
Jay County Public Library - Portland DVDa STONI DVD #4307 (Text) 76383000390382 Movies Checked out 10/25/2016
Jefferson County Public Library - Madison DVD-R STON (Text) 39391006196925 DVD R-rated Available -
Lebanon Public Library - Lebanon DVD F STO 3234 (Text) 34330512420093 AV - Movie Collection Available -
Monticello-Union Township Public Library - Monticello DVD ADULT STONING (Text) 37743001919978 Adult Video DVD Available -
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library DVD FOREIGN Stoning (Text) 31208911678029 audiovisual Available -
Rochester Library DVD DRAMA STO (Text) 33187002857353 Digital Video Disc - R Reshelving -
Schricker Main Library DRA STO (Text) 30032001698924 DVD DRAMA Available -
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  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (116 min.) : sd., col. ; 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 MarnĂ², 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.
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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