Not Without My Daughter
Notes About the Violence
This movie has very little graphic violence, but Betty is assaulted many times.
Take care with the first scene, it is the only graphic scene in the movie, and is unexpected.
They arrive at the Tehran airport and drive to his family's house.
"I have to go to the bathroom" - Mahtob
An animal is killed.
You hear a large group praying
"It is the Friday prayer... from the Tehran University"
Moody and Betty are talking in the bedroom
"Mahtob could learn real values here" - Moody
Moody slaps Betty.
"Now you listen to me, your in my country now" - Moody
After Betty goes to the american interests section in the Swiss Embassy and returns home.
"If Daddy asks, we went for a walk and got lost" - Betty to Mahtob
He hits Betty multiple times.
"You try anything like this again, I'll kill you" - Moody
"Islam is the greatest gift I can give to my child" Moody to Betty
Betty is sitting in the school reading...
There is a large explosion but none of the characters are killed
You hear screaming and a siren...then quiet music.
Betty is meeting with Houssein, the gentleman that will help her.
"Dollars would be more help to me than Iranian money, keep in touch with my sister"
Betty returns to the school with Mahtob.
Moody brutally beats up and threatens Betty in the school and she runs away.
"Get out" - Moody (you hear dramatic music)
Betty is trapped in the apartment, Moody brings her food.
Then it is nighttime and Betty is listening and a siren goes off...
Explosion in the apartment, but Betty is not hurt.
You hear only quiet music..."Betty?"
Betty and Mahtob are with two men in the mountains. They are driving up a canyon in a jeep, there are shots fired.
Someone threatens them with a gun.
You hear a whistle.
Soon after the gun incident, Betty is asleep on the floor when a man approaches her while she sleeps. Mahtob is awake and starts to awaken her mom...but nothing happens...
A man lays next to her
You hear a car driving off.