Culver City, Calif. : MGM Home Entertainment, c2001.
1 videodisc (ca. 116 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
DVD; Dolby Digital, English and French stereo. surround, Spanish mono.
Includes English, dubbed French, and dubbed Spanish language soundtracks, with optional subtitles in French or Spanish.
Sally Field, Alfred Molina, Sheila Rosenthal, Roshan Seth.
Director, Brian Gilbert ; producers, Harry J. Ufland and Mary Jane Ufland ; screenplay, Pat Riddle ; music, Jerry Goldsmith ; director of photography, Peter Hannan.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1990.
Based on the book by Betty Mahmoody and William Hoffer.
MPAA rating: PG-13.
American Betty Mahmoody goes with her daughter and her Iranian-born husband to his native Iran for a vacation. Soon Betty discovers her husband doesn't intend to ever return to America. He will let her go, but her daughter must stay. As a stranger in a foreign police state, Betty has no money, no friends, no rights, and makes a desperate, heroic bid to escape with her child.
Special features: "Making of" featurette, original theatrical trailer.