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October 30, 2010

The Stoning of Soraya M (2008)

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The Stoning of Soraya M.

The Stoning of Soraya M.

Score: 6 (10 is max.)

Summary: Astonishing real story of a woman falsely accused of adultery in the sharia Iran of 1986 after the Islamic revolution dictatorship. Based on best seller by Iranian French journalist Freidoune Sahebjam.

Review: Soraya (Mozhan MarnĂ²) lives in a dead end small shah Iranian village with his four children and separated from her husband, Sahebjam. His husband, an ex prison officer, wanted to marry a 14 year old girl but he didn’t wanted to pay for both wives.
For this reason, Soraya finds refuge at her aunt’s, Zarha (Shohreh Aghdashloo) who treats her like her own daughter and veils for her interest and safety. (more…)

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