Rosewater film review

20/01/36 · Much of the film’s comedy arises from Rosewater’s fathomless stupidity, as when he grills Mazi about his Facebook membership in a fan club devoted to Anton Chekhov (presumably a …

Film Review: Rosewater (USA, 2014) Larry Heath; February 19, 2015; You may remember that The Daily Show‘s Jon Stewart fell away from our TV screens for several months over the Summer of 2013 as he worked on his directorial debut, Rosewater (released in Australian cinemas today). 17 Nov 2014 In Movies & TV Reviews Tags: film, rosewater, movies, now playing, gael garcia bernal, jon stewart, the daily show, maziar bahari, iran

21/01/36 · Rosewater movie reviews & Metacritic score: In June 2009, Maziar Bahari (Gael García Bernal) returned to Iran to interview Mir-Hossein Moussavi, who was …

19 Nov 2014 With Rosewater, Jon Stewart shows that he can indeed direct a film. Skepticism or doubt for the comedian and host of The Daily Show making a  21 Nov 2014 Jon Stewart, host of The Daily Show, the satirical US news program and talk show, has directed a film, Rosewater, treating the Iranian  12 Nov 2014 'While We're Young' starring Ben Stiller, Amanda Seyfreid and Naomi Watts, debuted to rave reviews at the Toronto International Film Festival  23 Nov 2014 The critics like “Rosewater,” which is at 74 percent positive on review aggregation site Rotten Tomatoes. It's a low-risk proposition for Open  31 Aug 2014 But watching Rosewater, I realized it's not an ambitious film at all, but an ordinary fact-based story about the triumph of the human spirit in the 

tiff 2014 film #8. The timing of Rosewater could not have been worse. The news is filled with stories of journalists and aid workers being beheaded publicly after years of imprisonment, and along comes Rosewater, asking us to sympathize with a reporter who was jailed for 4 months in Iran and released physically unharmed in time for his child's birth.

Critical reception[edit]. Rosewater received mostly positive reviews from critics. On Rotten Tomatoes, the film holds a rating of 77%, based on 136 reviews,  13 Nov 2014 Rosewater,” from Jon Stewart, tells the story of an Iranian-born journalist who was arrested in Open Road Films Movie Review: 'Rosewater'. Larry Wilmore at an event for Rosewater (2014) Kim Bodnia and Gael García Bernal The first thing everyone notes about this film is that it's Jon Stewart's directorial debut and he did a great job. 73 of 91 people found this review helpful. 13 Nov 2014 Beaten and/or questioned almost daily by an Iranian government thug whose penchant for cologne lends the film its title, Bahari was released  28 Aug 2014 An emotionally accessible but very modest tale of one man's temporary misfortune at the hands of the Iranian government. 13 Nov 2014 Review: Jon Stewart's Rosewater: Laughing Through the Torture. Open Road Films.

11 Apr 2019 Gael Garcia Bernal and Jon Stewart on the set of Rosewater, 2014. Reviews of Stewart's first film back in 2014 were generally positive, 

The Guardian film show The Guardian film show: Top Five, Spooks: The Greater Good, Rosewater and Girlhood – video reviews. 20:39. Published: 8 May 2015. 14 Nov 2014 Rosewater is the gripping, intelligent directorial debut of TV personality Jon Stewart, who also wrote the screenplay, based on Maziar Bahari's  Critical reception[edit]. Rosewater received mostly positive reviews from critics. On Rotten Tomatoes, the film holds a rating of 77%, based on 136 reviews,  13 Nov 2014 Rosewater,” from Jon Stewart, tells the story of an Iranian-born journalist who was arrested in Open Road Films Movie Review: 'Rosewater'. Larry Wilmore at an event for Rosewater (2014) Kim Bodnia and Gael García Bernal The first thing everyone notes about this film is that it's Jon Stewart's directorial debut and he did a great job. 73 of 91 people found this review helpful. 13 Nov 2014 Beaten and/or questioned almost daily by an Iranian government thug whose penchant for cologne lends the film its title, Bahari was released 

02/11/35 · 'Rosewater': Film Review. 12:00 AM PDT 8/28 But while the issues of political oppression Rosewater deals with remain relevant in places all over the world, the jailing, rough interrogation and 05/02/36 · Directed by Jon Stewart. With Gael García Bernal, Kim Bodnia, Dimitri Leonidas, Haluk Bilginer. Iranian-Canadian journalist Maziar Bahari is detained by Iranian forces who brutally interrogate him under suspicion that he is a spy. Rosewater is a thought provoking film about Canadian/Iranian journalist Maziar Bahari who is detained by Iranian secret services and is subtly interrogated under suspicion that he is a spy. I have seen it described as torture but it's quite clear he wasn't really physically tortured , arguably he was mentally . 21/01/36 · “Rosewater,” from Jon Stewart, tells the story of an Iranian-born journalist who was arrested in Iran in 2009 and accused of being an agent for foreign intelligence organizations. [Rosewater features] fine playing from Bernal and Bodnia, and striking mixing of real and recreated footage of the riots that transpired after the rigged election. Full Review Jason Bailey Flavorwire

Earnestly done, Jon Stewart's first directorial feature Rosewater fits as his humane, modest tribute for victims of oppressive political regimes. The film is based on  13 May 2015 Rosewater review: 'cinema that matters'. Star Rating Jon Stewart's Iranian interrogation drama is dignified and vital film-making. Early one  28 Aug 2014 For a film about a journalist being unfairly held in solitary confinement by one of the globe's most politically divisive governments, Rosewater is  13 Nov 2014 Jon Stewart is straightforward and mostly effective in film debut 'Rosewater,' based on an Iranian journalist's imprisonment. 13 Nov 2014 Daily Show host Jon Stewart directs Rosewater, the story of a journalist who The film is about Maziar Bahari (Gael Garcia Bernal), who was jailed in 2009 in Tehran You rely on NPR for trustworthy reporting and analysis. 13 Nov 2014 Rosewater” review: “Daily Show” host Jon Stewart's directorial debut is a The film is based closely on Bahari's experiences as related in his  It's 2066, and in Nigeria, the town of Rosewater has grown up around a lives lived, including marriages and children, but in “shades of gray, like film noir stills.

28 Nov 2014 On top of all that, the film was well-reviewed -- it currently holds a 74% fresh rating on review site Rotten Tomatoes. Related: What's next for Jon 

21/01/36 · The film, already famous for marking Stewart’s cinematic debut, was also the Gala title of the “Debate” selection at this year’s London Film Festival. Starring Spanish Gael García Bernal as Bahari, Rosewater begins with the journalist’s arrival in Iran, following him all through his imprisonment, and finally his release and return to 02/11/35 · 'Rosewater': Film Review. 12:00 AM PDT 8/28 But while the issues of political oppression Rosewater deals with remain relevant in places all over the world, the jailing, rough interrogation and 05/02/36 · Directed by Jon Stewart. With Gael García Bernal, Kim Bodnia, Dimitri Leonidas, Haluk Bilginer. Iranian-Canadian journalist Maziar Bahari is detained by Iranian forces who brutally interrogate him under suspicion that he is a spy. Rosewater is a thought provoking film about Canadian/Iranian journalist Maziar Bahari who is detained by Iranian secret services and is subtly interrogated under suspicion that he is a spy. I have seen it described as torture but it's quite clear he wasn't really physically tortured , arguably he was mentally . 21/01/36 · “Rosewater,” from Jon Stewart, tells the story of an Iranian-born journalist who was arrested in Iran in 2009 and accused of being an agent for foreign intelligence organizations. [Rosewater features] fine playing from Bernal and Bodnia, and striking mixing of real and recreated footage of the riots that transpired after the rigged election. Full Review Jason Bailey Flavorwire 23/01/36 · Maziar Bahari is an Iranian Canadian journalist. He was held and interrogated in Evin prison in Iran from June to October 2009 on suspicion of being a spy. Starring Gael García Bernal, Kim Bodnia