fb.indiewire.com An Oscar-ready release date.An International Premiere slated for the Toronto International Film Festival. Pretty nice work for first-time directorJon Stewart,right? Today, the first images from hisdebut, "Rosewater,"have arrived, and it indicates thatthe film is no comedy. Based on the memoir "Then They Came For Me," the movie tells the true story ofIranian/Canadian journalistMaziar Bahari, played by Gael Garcia Bernal, who was arrested during the2009 Iranian election protests, spent 118 days in jail and was forced to confess to a number of crimes.“It may not be what people expect from me; it’s not a comedy,” Stewart told EW.
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