LFF: Rosewater review

[ The real life arrest of Iranian-Canadian Newsweek journalist Maziar Bahari provides the rich subject matter for Jon Stewart‘s directorial debut, Rosewater. Sadly, Stewart has squandered this material on a film that is terribly uneven and often badly judged. The film begins with a dreamy sequence in which a voiceover talks about ‘rosewater’, before we move to the … Read more