A drama set in Iran and centered on a man, Sahebjam, whose car breaks down in a remote village and enters into a conversation with Zahra, who relays to him the story about her niece, Soraya, whose marriage had a tragic ending.
When a deadly conspiracy became a shameful cover-up, one witness refused to be silent.
Motion Picture Rating
Rated R for a disturbing sequence of cruel and brutal violence, and brief strong language
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9 October 2009 (Sweden)
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Also Known As:
La verdad de Soraya M.
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Opening Weekend USA: $115,053,
28 June 2009, Limited Release
Gross USA: $655,647, 20 November 2009
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Aspect Ratio: 2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?
At the location where the jail scene was to be shot a prison riot broke out the day before causing a lockdown and a "prison" had to be constructed. See more
When Soraya gives her jewelry to her daughters, both girls cup their hands to receive both items, not knowing which sister is being given which piece. This happens both times, even when the younger daughter has received her necklace already. See more
Don't act like the hypocrite, who thinks he can conceal his wiles while loudly quoting the Koran. - Hafez, 14th Century Iranian Poet
Written by Hamedanian
Performed by Hamedanian See more