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The Stoning of Soraya M.

Director: Cyrus Nowrasteh

Producers: Stephen McEveety, John Shepherd, Todd Burns

Year: 2008

Country: USA

Length: 114 min

Language: English, Persian


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.

At the Cinema for Peace Gala 2010 the film was honoured with the Cinema for Peace Award for Justice.


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The Stoning of Soraya M.