Rosewater Review Roundup: Did Critics Like Jon Stewart's Film About an Imprisoned Journalist in Iran?

November 14, 2014 11:54 PM

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makes his directorial and big screen screenwriting debut with Rosewater, which is about the true story of a journalist who was arrested in Iran on suspicion of being a Western spy and spent 118 days in a prison, where he was tortured.

The movie is based on the 2011 memoir Then They Came for Me: A Family's Story of Love, Captivity, and Survival of Iranian-born journalist Maziar Bahari, who lives in London. In Rosewater, Mexican actor Gael García Bernal plays Bahari, who had traveled to Iran in 2009 to cover the presidential electi...

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