- Release Date
- 27 Nov 2014
- MPAA Rating
- 103 min
- Biography, Drama
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.
Jon Stewart (screenplay), Maziar Bahari (book), Aimee Molloy (book)
Gael García Bernal, Kim Bodnia, Dimitri Leonidas, Haluk Bilginer