Journalist maziar bahari, whose memoir and then they came for me about his 118 days of imprisonment and torture in iran has been made into the film rosewater, says that the frustration over the inability to control social media and the internet has driven authoritarian regimes deeper into. After 118 days of imprisonment, due to mounting pressure by newsweek, bahari's pregnant fiancée, and secretary of state hillary clinton, as well as his empty promise of spying for the iranian. 'rosewater' follows the punishing ordeal of iranian journalist maziar bahari (bernal) imprisoned for 118 days on charges of espionage the film is the directorial debut of jon stewart, and stars gael garcía bernal rosewater follows the tehran-born bahari, a journalist with canadian citizenship. Jon stewart discusses rosewater, his film based on journalist maziar bahari's arrest and imprisonment in iran vermont senator bernie sanders discusses the shortcomings of america's health care system and gives his take on why the democrats lost in the 2014 midterm elections.
The punishing ordeal of imprisoned iranian journalist maziar bahari brought to the screen with impressive film review: 'rosewater' jon stewart's 'daily show' hiatus yields a solid, powerfully the movie then loops back to bahari's arrival in iran two weeks earlier and spends most of the next. Rosewater is the gripping, intelligent directorial debut of tv personality jon stewart, who also wrote the screenplay, based on maziar bahari's post-prison memoir, then they came for me. Rosewater (dvd) : journalist maziar bahari is detained by iranian forces who relentlessly interrogate him under suspicion that he is a spy. Maziar bahari, maziar bahari daily show maziar bahari persian: مازیار بهاری born may 25, 1967 is an iranian canadian1 journalist, film maker rosewater, 2014 about bahari's 118 days of detention and torture in iran's evin prison, screenwritten and directed by jon stewart, in which bahari is.
After appearing on comedy central's the daily show with jon stewart, newsweek reporter maziar bahari was arrested and held prisoner in iran on espionage charges his imprisonment was the basis for rosewater a documentary directed by jon stewart. Rosewater, the first film written and directed by (now soon-to-be former) comedy central the daily show show host jon stewart, centers on the true story of journalist maziar bahari's imprisonment in iran on suspicions of espionage in the aftermath of the middle eastern nation's 2009 presidential. Chief film critic @foundasonfilm the punishing ordeal of iranian journalist maziar bahari the movie then loops back to bahari's arrival in iran two weeks earlier and spends most of the next the cohen song proves apropos in that bahari and rosewater's relationship is certainly a dance and. Bahari, working for newsweek, films the immediate prelude to and aftermath of the election that ahmadinejad stole in iran and is imprisoned for his troubles, leaving his noble mother (shoreh aghdashloo, the dick miller of movies like this) and pregnant wife (claire foy) to lobby people like.
Maziar bahari quite the same wikipedia maziar bahari (persian: مازیار بهاری born may 25, 1967) is an iranian canadian journalist, film maker and human rights activist his memoir is the basis for jon stewart's 2014 film rosewater in 2014 he produced and directed the documentary film to light. Rosewater is based on iranian-born journalist maziar bahari's 2011 memoir then they came for me, which recounts bahari's 118-day detention after covering iran's 2009 presidential stewart explained that the audience is expecting violence, but physical violence is actually an anomaly in the film. Movie is based on iranian-born journalist maziar bahari's 2011 memoir then they came for me: a family's story of love, captivity, and survival rosewater review roundup: do critics like jon stewart's film about an imprisoned journalist in iran. Jon stewart's new film, rosewater, explores the horror and humor in the saga of a newsweek reporter jailed and tortured in iran and so begins rosewater, the movie about journalist and filmmaker maziar bahari's 118-day imprisonment following the controversial 2009 iranian elections.
Jon stewart's first foray into film directing traces the true story of maziar bahari, the iranian-born newsweek journalist who was arrested and held in iran's evin prison, accused of being a spy he was held in solitary confinement and interrogated for 118 days before, bowing to mounting international pressure, the iranian authorities. Drama, true story director: jon stewart starring: gael garcía bernal, shohreh aghdashloo, golshifteh farahani and others reporter maziar bahari is accused of being a spy and imprisoned by the iranian government shortly after a daily show correspondent interviews him in iran in 2009. Certain films we see don't end when the last scene fades to black — in fact, that's just where some, like the 2014 film rosewater , begin especially, as in this instance, when the film in. When maziar bahari left london in june 2009 to cover iran's presidential election, he assured his pregnant fiancee, paola, that he'd be back in just a few days, a week at most. Rosewater is based on journalist maziar bahari's 2011 memoir then they came for me: a family's story of love, captivity and survival,about his 'rosewater' is based on the memoir of maziar bahari, a journalist who was imprisoned in iran, accused of spying the film is written and directed by jon.
When journalist maziar bahari chronicled the 118 days he was unjustly incarcerated in an iranian prison for his 2011 book, then they came for me: a family's story of love, captivity, and. Rosewater: the feature film rosewater is based on the new york times best-selling memoir then they came for me: a family's story of love the daily show host jon stewart makes his directorial debut with rosewater starring gael garcia bernal as journalist maziar bahari. Maziar bahari on wn network delivers the latest videos and editable pages for news & events, including entertainment, music, sports, science and his family has been involved in dissident politics in iran: his father was imprisoned by bahari, maziar filmography play in full screen rosewater. Maziar bahari, iranian filmmaker and former newsweek correspondent in tehran, the author of the memoir then they came for me rosewater's prejudices are not merely his own his boss insists that velvet revolutions, whether in iran or eastern europe, have always been driven by americans.
First trailer for jon stewart's rosewater stars gael garcia bernal as maziar bahari, a real-life journalist arrested and tortured in iran for 118 days the film will make its international premiere at the toronto international film festival in september, and opens in limited release on november 7. Based on bbc journalist maziar bahari's best-selling memoir, rosewater humorous moments pepper the film, usually at rosewater's expense during the arrest, he their visits are a welcome break—for both bahari and the audience—as the film loses steam during these imprisonment. Photo of maziar bahari via wikimedia commons user paul kensington jon stewart's debut film, rosewater, which was released on friday, tells the story of an extremely rough few months in the how much you like rosewater is going to depend heavily on how much you can tolerate earnestness.