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The Stoning Of Soraya M. Review - Alternative Magazine Online

The Stoning Of Soraya M. is a harrowing drama adapted from French-Iranian journalist Freidoune Sahebjam’s 1990 book of the same name, directed by Cyrus Nowrasteh. Based on a shocking true story, American actor James Caviezel (The Passion Of The Christ, Déjà Vu) portrays journalist Sahebjam himself, caught up in the aftermath of a conspiracy that eventually led to the brutal stoning of an innocent woman, Soraya Manutchehri, the day before his arrival. As the cover-up slowly begins to unravel, Soraya’s aunt Zahra tells Sahebjam – and his tape recorder – everything, even as the conspirators close in…

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