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The Stoning of Soraya M. (2009) - Movie Details

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Drama Foreign
116 min.
Release Date
June 26, 2009 (Limited)
DVD Release Date
March 9, 2010 (Buy on Amazon)
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Running Time
116 minutes
MPAA Rating
Rated R for a disturbing sequence of cruel and brutal violence and brief strong language

Stranded in a remote Iranian village, a French journalist is approached by Zahra, a woman who has a harrowing tale to tell about her niece, Soraya, and the bloody circumstances of her death the day before...

As the journalist turns on his tape recorder, Zahra takes us back to the beginning of her story which involves Soraya's husband, the local phony mullah, and a town all too easily led down a path of deceit, coercion, and... Full synopsis »

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In The Stoning of Soraya M., Oscar-nominated actress Shohreh Aghdashloo plays a desperate aunt who attempts to save her niece from being put to death for having relations with a man that isn't her husband - a crime, or act, that she didn't commit. The U.S.-produced, Farsi-language drama is based on a true story. Full movie review »
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