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The Stoning of Soraya M.

Movie Info:
for a disturbing sequence of cruel and brutal violence, and brief strong language
Release date: June 26, 2009
Running time: 116 minutes
Distributed by: Roadside Attractions

“The Stoning of Soraya M” tells the story of what happened to Soraya a kind, spirited woman whose bad marriage leads her cruel, divorce-seeking husband to conspire against her, trumping up charges of infidelity, which carry an unimaginable penalty. Moving through a minefield of scheming, lies and deceit, Soraya and Zahra will attempt to prove Soraya’s innocence in a legal system stacked against her. But when all else fails, Zahra will risk everything to use the sole weapon she has left – the fearless, passionate voice that can share Soraya’s story with a shocked world.

  • Shohreh Aghdashloo
  • Mozhan Marnò
  • Navid Negahban
  • Ali Pourtash
  • David Diaan
  • Parviz Sayyad
  • Vida Ghahremani
  • Vachik Mangassarian
  • James Caviezel
  • Maggie Parto
Creative and Crew:
Cyrus Nowrasteh
Stephen McEveety, John Shepherd
Betsy Giffen Nowrasteh, Cyrus Nowrasteh
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