THE STONING OF SORAYA M. (Cyrus Nowrasteh, 2008)

This disgusting, worthless U.S. film that masquerades as an Iranian one—it is almost entirely in Farsi—cheapens a serious theme: since the Islamic Revolution, Iran’s shift to intolerance toward women. Based on actual events in 1986 Kupayeh, Iran, the plot is this: Ali, a man who has grown tired of his wife, Soraya, in an arranged […]