Jon Stewart's 'Rosewater'

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By Jennifer Thomas By Jennifer Thomas

"Rosewater" is a 2014 American drama written and directed by Jon Stewart, based on the memoir "Then They Came for Me" by Maziar Bahari and Aimee Molloy.

Bahari's imprisonment is connected to an interview he participated in on "The Daily Show" in 2009. Iranian authorities presented the interview as evidence that he was in communication with an American spy.

Due to the content of the film, Stewart has been accused by Iran's State TV of being funded by Zionists and working with the CIA. The film is scheduled to be released in theaters on Friday.