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by Heslov, Grant [pro]; Affleck, Ben [pro]; Clooney, George [pro]; Terrio, Chris [aus]; Arkin, Alan [act]; Goodman, John [act]; Cranston, Bryan [act]; Garber, Victor [act]; Donovan, Tate [act]; Du Vall, Clea [act]; McNairy, Scoot [act]; Cochrane, Rory [act]; Denham, Christopher [act]; Bishé, Kerry [act]; Chandler, Kyle [act]; Messina, Chris [act]; Prieto, Rodrigo [cng]; Goldenberg, William [flm]; Desplat, Alexandre [cmp]; Mendez, Antonio J; Bearman, Joshuah; Warner Home Video (Firm); GK Films (Los Angeles, Calif.); Warner Bros. Pictures (1969- ); Smokehouse Pictures (Firm).
Material type: materialTypeLabelVisual materialPublisher: Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, [2013]Edition: [English/French/Spanish letterbox widescreen version].Description: 1 videodisc (120 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.Language note: English, French (dubbed) and Spanish dialogue with optional French or Spanish subtitles and English subtitles for the deaf and hard-of-hearing.Title notes: $19.99 3/11/2013 (cw)BRA $19.99 3/11/2013 (cw)Uniform titles: Argo (Motion picture).Subject(s): Mendez, Antonio J. -- Drama | United States. Central Intelligence Agency -- Drama | Iran Hostage Crisis, 1979-1981 -- Drama | Americans -- Iran -- Drama | Terrorism -- Iran -- Drama | Intelligence officers -- United States -- Drama | Mendez, Antonio J. -- Film adaptations | Bearman, Joshuah -- Film adaptations | Rehenes de Teherán, Crisis de los, 1979-1981 -- Teatro | Americanos -- Irán -- Teatro | Terrorismo -- Irán -- Teatro | DVD-Video discs | Thrillers (Motion pictures) | Feature films | Feature films -- United States | Film adaptations | Fiction films | Historical films | Video recordings for the hearing impairedAwards: Academy Awards, 2013: Best achievement in editing, best motion picture, best writing, screenplay based on material previously produced or published.Cast: Ben Affleck, Bryan Cranston, Alan Arkin, John Goodman, Victor Garber, Tate Donovan, Clea DuVall, Scoot McNairy, Rory Cochrane, Christopher Denham, Kerry Bishé, Kyle Chandler, Chris Messina.Summary: On November 4, 1979, Iranian militants storm the American embassy in Tehran and capture dozens of American hostages, sparking a 444-day ordeal. There's a little-known footnote to the crisis: six Americans escape and a mid-level CIA agent named Antonio Mendez devises an ingenious yet incredibly risky plan to rescue them.
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On November 4, 1979, Iranian militants stormed the American embassy in Tehran and captured dozens of American hostages, sparking a 444-day ordeal. There's a little-known footnote to the crisis: six Americans escaped and a midlevel agent named Antonio Mendez devised an ingenious yet incredibly risky plan to rescue them.

DVD, widescreen presentation, NTSC, region 1 ; Dolby Digital surround (English 5.1, French 5.1, Spanish 5.1) ; dual-layer format.

English, French (dubbed) and Spanish dialogue with optional French or Spanish subtitles and English subtitles for the deaf and hard-of-hearing.

Ben Affleck, Bryan Cranston, Alan Arkin, John Goodman, Victor Garber, Tate Donovan, Clea DuVall, Scoot McNairy, Rory Cochrane, Christopher Denham, Kerry Bishé, Kyle Chandler, Chris Messina.

Director of photography, Rodrigo Prieto ; editor, William Goldenberg ; music composed and conducted by Alexandre Desplat.

Based on a selection from The master of disguise by Antonio J. Mendez, and the Wired magazine article "The great escape" by Joshuah Bearman.

Originally released as a motion picture in 2012.

Rated R: Language and some violent images.

On November 4, 1979, Iranian militants storm the American embassy in Tehran and capture dozens of American hostages, sparking a 444-day ordeal. There's a little-known footnote to the crisis: six Americans escape and a mid-level CIA agent named Antonio Mendez devises an ingenious yet incredibly risky plan to rescue them.

Special feature: featurette Rescued from Tehran: we were there.

Academy Awards, 2013: Best achievement in editing, best motion picture, best writing, screenplay based on material previously produced or published.

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