In 2009, Iranian Canadian journalist Maziar Bahari was protecting Iran’s risky elections for Newsweek. One of many few reporters dwelling within the nation with entry to US media, he made an look on The Each day Present with Jon Stewart, in a taped interview with comic Jason Jones. The interview was meant as satire, but when the Tehran authorities acquired the joke they did not prefer it – and it will rapidly got here again to hang-out Bahari when he was rousted from his household dwelling and thrown into jail. Making his directorial debut, Jon Stewart tells the story of Bahari’s months-long imprisonment and interrogation on this highly effective and affecting docudrama that includes a potent and efficiency by Gael García Bernal recounting Bahari’s efforts to keep up his hope and his sanity within the face of isolation and persecution-through recollections of his household, recollections of the music he loves, and ideas of his spouse and unborn baby.

Duration: 103 min


IMDb: 6.6