Freidoune Sahebjam


Born
in Iran
January 01, 1933

Died
March 01, 2008


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Freidoune Sahebjam (Persian: فریدون صاحب جمع) (19332008) was a French-Iranian journalist, war correspondent, and novelist who resided in Neuilly-sur-Seine in France.

He gained international recognition for his novel La Femme Lapidée, in 1990, about Soraya Manutchehri, which was translated four years later as The Stoning of Soraya M.: A True Story. The book became the basis for screenplay of the 2008 film The Stoning of Soraya M., in which the American actor James Caviezel portrays Sahebjam.

Sahebjam was a journalist for the French TV channel LCI and for French newspapers such as Le Monde and Le Telegramme.

Before his death, he had recently written a biography on his mother, an aristocrat of Qajar heritage,
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“Ebrahim made him understand that, no matter what, he could not advance beyond the white line, for that would be in defiance of God’s laws.”
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