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Author: Ben AffleckChris TerrioGrant HeslovGeorge ClooneyDavid KlawansAll authors
Publisher: Burbank, Cali. : Warner Bros. Entertainment ; Warner Home Video [distributor], 2013.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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 mid level agent named Antonio Mendez devised an ingenious yet incredibly risky plan to rescue them.
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Genre/Form: Feature films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Drama
Fiction
Teatro
Named Person: Antonio J Mendez; Antonio J Mendez; Antonio J Mendez
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Ben Affleck; Chris Terrio; Grant Heslov; George Clooney; David Klawans; Nina Wolarsky; Chris Brigham; Chay Carter; Graham King; Tim Headington; Rodrigo Prieto; Sharon Seymour; William Goldenberg; Alexandre Desplat; Jacqueline West; Bryan Cranston; Alan Arkin; John Goodman; Victor Garber; Tate Donovan; Clea Du Vall; Scoot McNairy; Rory Cochrane; Christopher Denham; Kerry Bishé; Kyle Chandler; Chris Messina; Zeljko Ivanek; Titus Welliver; Keith Szarabajka; Bob Gunton; Richard Kind; Richard Dillane; Omid Abtahi; Page Leong; Farshad Farahat; Sheila Vand; Antonio J Mendez; Joshuah Bearman; Warner Bros. Pictures (1969- ); GK Films (Los Angeles, Calif.); Smokehouse Pictures (Firm); Warner Home Video (Firm)
ISBN: 9780780694637 0780694635
OCLC Number: 823870454
Language Note: In English or dubbed Spanish or French dialogue with optional English SDH, French or Spanish.
Notes: 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.
Credits: Executive producers, David Klawans, Nina Wolarsky, Chris Brigham, Chay Carter, Graham King, Tim Headington ; director of photography, Rodrigo Prieto ; production designer, Sharon Seymour ; edited by William Goldenberg ; music composed & conducted by Alexandre Desplat ; costumes designed by Jacqueline West.
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, Željko Ivanek, Titus Welliver, Keith Szarabajka, Bob Gunton, Richard Kind, Richard Dillane, Omid Abtahi, Page Leong, Farshad Farahat, Sheila Vand.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: R; for language and some violent images.
Description: 1 videodisc (120 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; region 1, NTSC; widescreen presentation; Dolby Digital (English 5.1, French 5.1, Spanish 5.1 surround); dual-layer format.
Other Titles: Argo (Motion picture)
Responsibility: Warner Bros. Pictures presents in association with GK Films a Smokehouse Pictures production ; directed by Ben Affleck ; screenplay by Chris Terrio ; produced by Grant Heslov, Ben Affleck, George Clooney.

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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 mid level agent named Antonio Mendez devised an ingenious yet incredibly risky plan to rescue them.

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