Jon Stewart Gets Serious With 'Rosewater'

Instead of skewering preening journalists, the "Daily Show" host makes a movie celebrating a reporter's bravery.

He tells stories.

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Jon Stewart's first movie "Rosewater" tells the story of Maziar Bahari, a Newsweek contributor in Iran who was arrested on suspicion of spying in 2009 and brutally tortured for 188 days.

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