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The Stoning of Soraya M.

The Stoning of Soraya M.

Category: Crime
All Genres: Crime, Drama
Release Year: 2008
Country: USA
Runtime: 116
Rating: (0)
Languages: Persian, English
Director: Cyrus Nowrasteh
Sound: Dolby Digital

  • In a game of seduction, never fall in love.

  • Writing by: Betsy Giffen Nowrasteh – (screenplay) &
    Cyrus Nowrasteh – (screenplay)
    Freidoune Sahebjam – (book)

    Produced by: Todd Burns – co-producer
    Diane Hendricks – executive producer
    Stephen A. Marinaccio II – line producer
    Stephen McEveety – producer
    Thomas J. Papa – executive producer
    John Shepherd – producer

    Cast: Shohreh Aghdashloo – Zahra
    Mozhan Marnò – Soraya M.
    James Caviezel – Freidoune
    Navid Negahban – Ali
    Ali Pourtash – Mullah
    David Diaan – Ebrahim
    Parviz Sayyad – Hashem
    Vida Ghahremani – Bita
    Vachik Mangassarian – Soraya's Father
    Maggie Parto – Vo
    Prasanna Puwanarajah – Revolutionary Guard

    Music: John Debney
    Official Website: Visit Website

    Plot Outline: A drama set in 1986 Iran and centered on a man, Sahebjam (Caviezel), whose car breaks down in a remote…
    Plot: A drama set in 1986 Iran and centered on a man, Sahebjam (Caviezel), whose car breaks down in a remote village and enters into a conversation with Zahra (Aghdashloo), who relays to him the story about her niece, Soraya (Marnò), whose arranged marriage to an abusive tyrant had a tragic ending.

    Movie Quotes: Zahra: A Sheikh? More like a holy whore.

    Crazy Credits: We know about 2 Crazy Credits. One of them reads:
    During the first few end credits, Professor Colan welcomes Sam back to his class.

    Goofs: We know about 6 goofs. Here comes one of them:
    Revealing mistakes: In the scene were Kate and Taylor are kissing there is spirit gum visible on Kate's left eyebrow. This is because although the brown hair and eyebrows Kate has in this scene are supposed to be her own they are not. Sofia Vassilieva had her head shaved for the part.

    Trivia: There are 2 entries in the trivia list – like these:

    • When the project was in development during the 1990s, Jessica Lange planned to star as Léa de Lonval.
    • Iben Hjejle was personally called up by directer Stephen Frears and didn't know she was going to star opposite big Hollywood names before she began filming her first scene.

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