Not Without My Daughter

Not Without My Daughter

Abused by her husband in the Ayatollah Khomeini's Iran, Betty Mahmoody flees with their daughter.

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Not Without My Daughter


Docudrama110 Mins1991PG-13

Betty Mahmoody (Sally Field) is an American woman married to "Moody" (Alfred Molina), an Iranian-American living in the United States. When Moody informs her that he wants her and their daughter, Mahtob (Sheila Rosenthal), to visit Iran with him, Betty is reluctant because of the country's harsh treatment of women. When the family arrives in Iran, Betty discovers that her husband plans to stay in the country for good, and has no intention of letting her or Mahtob return to the United States.


  • Gripping
  • Brutal
  • Emotional