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Not Without My Daughter

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Not Without My Daughter


Brian Gilbert


  • Sally Field as Betty Mahmoody
  • Alfred Molina as Sayed Bozorg ‘Moody’ Mahmoody
  • Sheila Rosenthal as Mahtob Mahmoody…
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Movie Reviews

Recent Arrival for Rent/Sale at Movie Village

Not Without My Daughter, 1991. Sally Field stars in this drama about a woman trying to escape from her husband in Iran, but not without her daughter. 10 more words

Recent Arrival

Censored 2015: Inspiring We the People; The Top Censored Stories and Media Analysis of 2013- 2014

Every year since 1976, Project Censored, our nation’s oldest news-monitoring group—a university-wide project at Sonoma State University founded by Carl Jensen, directed for many years by Peter Phillips, and now under the leadership of Mickey Huff—has produced a Top-25 list of underreported news stories and a book, Censored, dedicated to the stories that ought to be top features on the nightly news, but that are missing because of media bias and self-censorship. 229 more words

Inspirational Men

My Name is Mahtob

In 1987, the American Betty Mahmoody wrote the book Not Without My Daughter, a true account of how she and her daughter, Mahtob, escaped from Betty’s abusive husband, Sayed, who was holding them hostage in his home country of Iran. 207 more words

Book Reviews

Speaking of Real Stories...

Not Without My Daughter” by Betty Mahmoody.

The Pulitzer-Prize nominated, internationally best-selling book, “Not Without My Daughter,” written by Betty Mahmoody after her miraculous escape along with her daughter, recounts the horrors of eighteen months of their unimaginable journey to freedom. 468 more words

Betty Mahmoody

Drawing @iamsrk as Jai Singh in Shakti: the Power for #13YearsOfShakti

I like to celebrate all of @iamsrk Shah Rukh Khan‘s films when the anniversary comes around and when I have time to do so. 738 more words


A plot twist to the "Not Without My Daughter" scenario.

To recap, the movie “Not Without my Daughter” is about an American woman (and her daughter) who needs to escape from her husband in Iran. This film has now apparently set a precedent for the fate of all Western-women who date/marry Middle-Eastern men (sarcasm intended). 442 more words