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The Resource The stoning of Soraya M., Roadside Attractions ; MPower Distribution ; produced by Stephen McEveety, John Shepherd ; screenplay by Betsy Giffen Nowrasteh, Cyrus Nowrasteh ; directed by Cyrus Nowrasteh

The stoning of Soraya M., Roadside Attractions ; MPower Distribution ; produced by Stephen McEveety, John Shepherd ; screenplay by Betsy Giffen Nowrasteh, Cyrus Nowrasteh ; directed by Cyrus Nowrasteh

Label
The stoning of Soraya M.
Title
The stoning of Soraya M.
Statement of responsibility
Roadside Attractions ; MPower Distribution ; produced by Stephen McEveety, John Shepherd ; screenplay by Betsy Giffen Nowrasteh, Cyrus Nowrasteh ; directed by Cyrus Nowrasteh
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • per
  • eng
  • spa
  • per
  • per
Summary
When a journalist becomes stranded in an Iranian village, he is pulled aside by a woman named Zahra and told the story of her niece Soraya, who was recently killed by stoning because her husband claimed she had been unfaithful
Awards note
Toronto International Film Festival, 2009: Audience Award.
Cataloging source
NjBwBT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Joel Ransom ; editor, Geoffrey Rowland, David Handman ; music, John Debney ; costume designer, Jane Anderson ; production designer, Judy Rhee
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: R; for a disturbing sequence of cruel and brutal violence, and brief strong language
Language note
  • Language track in Farsi, with English or optional Spanish subtitles
  • Closed-captioned
LC call number
PN1997.2
LC item number
.S7665 2010
PerformerNote
Shohreh Aghdashloo, Jim Caviezel, Mozhan MarnĂ², Navid Negahban, Ali Pourtash
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1960-
  • 1952-
  • 1968-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • McEveety, Stephen
  • Shepherd, John
  • Marno, Mozhan
  • Ransom, Joel
  • Handman, David
  • Rowland, Geoffrey
  • Debney, John
  • Sahebjam, Freidoune
  • Aghdashloo, Shohreh
  • Caviezel, Jim
  • Nowrasteh, Cyrus
  • Nowrasteh, Betty Giffen
  • MPower Pictures
  • Roadside Attractions (Firm)
  • Lionsgate (Firm)
Runtime
116
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Sahebjam, Freidoune
  • Stoning
  • Women
  • Journalists
  • Honor killings
  • Divorce
  • Wrongful death
  • Murder
  • Iran
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
The stoning of Soraya M., Roadside Attractions ; MPower Distribution ; produced by Stephen McEveety, John Shepherd ; screenplay by Betsy Giffen Nowrasteh, Cyrus Nowrasteh ; directed by Cyrus Nowrasteh
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Based on the book by Freidoune Sahebjam
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2008
  • Spcial features include: Audio commentary by director/co-writer Cyrus Nowrasteh and co-writer Betsy Griffen Nowrasteh; Audio commentary by film crew; Behind-the-scenes featurette: The making of The stoning of Soraya M.; Theatrical trailer
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
15534222
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (116 min.)
Lccn
be2010002167
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
031398114291
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
26252
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)435676157
System details
DVD; region 1; widescreen (16x9, 2.35:1) presentation; Dolby digital stereo
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The stoning of Soraya M., Roadside Attractions ; MPower Distribution ; produced by Stephen McEveety, John Shepherd ; screenplay by Betsy Giffen Nowrasteh, Cyrus Nowrasteh ; directed by Cyrus Nowrasteh
Publication
Note
  • Based on the book by Freidoune Sahebjam
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2008
  • Spcial features include: Audio commentary by director/co-writer Cyrus Nowrasteh and co-writer Betsy Griffen Nowrasteh; Audio commentary by film crew; Behind-the-scenes featurette: The making of The stoning of Soraya M.; Theatrical trailer
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
15534222
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (116 min.)
Lccn
be2010002167
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
031398114291
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
26252
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)435676157
System details
DVD; region 1; widescreen (16x9, 2.35:1) presentation; Dolby digital stereo
Video recording format
DVD

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