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Channel 4 orders a documentary on Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe UK News

Channel 4 has commissioned a single documentary to detail the story of Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe after he was arrested in Iran for spying.

It will also watch Zaghari-Ratcliffe’s husband, Richard, and his family as he campaigns to bring her home.

simply called Nazanine it will be produced by filmmaker and journalist Darius Bazargan and will feature material filmed by Zaghari-Ratcliffe herself.

On the Channel 4 website it says: “‘Nazanin’ is a documentary about intimate access – part love story, part political thriller. It has a human story with a big heart and mixes original and observational filming with never-before-seen material filmed by Nazanin herself on her ordeal.

“We see his young daughter Gabriella trying to cope with separation from her mother. We see Richard’s stress as he tries to juggle a media and political campaign to free his wife and raise his daughter. We follow Richard as he realizes his wife’s detention is deeply linked to the complicated and toxic diplomatic relationship between Britain and Iran and an unpaid debt dating back half a century.

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“We have a privileged view of the family in London during the dramatic and tense final days, as a specialist negotiating team from the UK Foreign Office in Tehran argues with the Revolutionary Guards over the price of his freedom, as the trip home unfolds and has exclusive photos of the reunion at a British military airbase.”

The documentary will be released later this year on the channel.

It was earlier this week that Zaghari-Ratcliffe finally returned home after six years in prison to be welcomed by her family.

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This notice was published: 2022-03-18 11:21:31

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