Mexico's Biggest Movie Star Asks For Help: "We Cannot Keep on Going Like This"

November 17, 2014 9:22 PM

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For the past two weeks, Gael García Bernal has been making the rounds on TV -- late night shows, morning shows, news programs, and even fake news programs -- to promote his newest film, the Jon Stewart-directed drama Rosewater. After talking with Seth Meyers and Jimmy Fallon earlier in the week, he appeared -- this past Thursday -- on a special edition of The Daily Show entirely dedicated to Rosewater.

In the starring role, Gael plays Maziar Bahari, a journalist who was tortured, imprisoned, and held for more than 100 days in solitary confinement in an Iranian jail. Based on Bahari's memoir, where he recounts the terrors he was subjected to amidst accusations of acting as a foreign spy, the movie ...

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