Release Date
27 Nov 2014
MPAA Rating
R
Runtime
103 min
Genres
Biography, Drama

Rosewater

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.

Director

Jon Stewart

Writers

Jon Stewart (screenplay), Maziar Bahari (book), Aimee Molloy (book)

Cast

Gael García Bernal, Kim Bodnia, Dimitri Leonidas, Haluk Bilginer

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