Torn (2013 American film)

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Directed by Jeremiah Birnbaum
Produced by Jeremiah Birnbaum
James C.E. Burke
Michael Richter
Screenplay by Michael Richter
Story by Marc Posner
Michael Richter
Jeremiah Birnbaum
Starring Mahnoor Baloch
Faran Tahir
Dendrie Taylor
John Heard
Music by Derek Bermel
David Reid
Cinematography Sam Chase
Edited by Bruce Cannon
Fog City Pictures
Objective 49
Precept Productions
Distributed by Brainstorm Media
Release date
  • October 18, 2013 (2013-10-18) (United States)
Running time
80 min
Country United States
Language English

Torn is a 2013 drama film directed Jeremiah Birnbaum and written by Michael Richter. The film stars Mahnoor Baloch, Faran Tahir, Dendrie Taylor and John Heard. The film was released on October 18, 2013.


It's the story of two mothers Maryam (Mahnoor Baloch) and Lea (Dendrie Taylor), grieving over their dead teenage sons and then begin to wonder if the other's son wasn't responsible for their child's death.[1]




In September 2012, different news announced the role of Pakistani actress Mahnoor Baloch, she'll debut in Hollywood film Torn by playing the role of a mother.[2]


First trailer and poster was released on September 3, 2013.[3] Later a new trailer was released.[4]

The film was initially limited released on October 18, 2013 at Village East Cinema in New York City.


  1. ^ "'Torn' review: Mahnoor Baloch, Dendrie Taylor mourn and bond over dead sons". Retrieved 3 January 2014. 
  2. ^ a b Mursaleen, Yusra (16 August 2012). "Mahnoor Baloch to debut in Hollywood movie 'Torn'". Retrieved 3 January 2014. 
  3. ^ "Trailer & Poster For Post-9/11 Drama 'Torn'". 3 September 2013. Retrieved 3 January 2014. 
  4. ^ Dimako, Peter (11 September 2013). "New trailer for Jeremiah Birnbaum's TORN". Retrieved 3 January 2014. 

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