Rosewater: Early Reviews & Trailer


Here’s a first set of press reviews to Andrew’s new movie Rosewater, in which he plays “Jimmy the Avid Editor” in one scene.

Rosewater stars Gael Garcia Bernal as Maziar Bahari, Kim Bodnia, Haluk Bilginer, Shohreh Aghdashloo, Golshifteh Farahani, Dimitri Leonidas, Claire Foy, Nasser Faris and Amir El-Masry.

It’s never the wrong time to protest tyranny, unjust imprisonment, torture and totalitarian tactics. The Daily Show host Jon Stewart‘s debut as a feature-film director is motivated above all to do just that and does it in a capable, straightforward manner.

(Source: The Hollywood Reporter)

The punishing ordeal of Iranian journalist Maziar Bahari — imprisoned for 118 days on charges of espionage — is brought to the screen with impressive tact and intelligence by writer-director Jon Stewart in “Rosewater,” an alternately somber and darkly funny drama […]

(Source: Variety)