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Argo [videorecording] / Warner Bros. Pictures presents in association with GK Films a Smokehouse Pictures production ; produced by Grant Heslov, Ben Affleck, George Clooney ; screenplay by Chris Terrio ; directed by Ben Affleck.

Call number: DVD ARG
Publisher: Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, [2013]
Publication date: [2013]
Subject: Iran Hostage Crisis, 1979-1981 -- Drama.
Americans -- Iran -- Drama.
Terrorism -- Iran -- Drama.
Intelligence officers -- United States -- Drama.
Mendez, Antonio J. -- Drama.
United States. Central Intelligence Agency -- Drama.
Title: Argo [videorecording] / Warner Bros. Pictures presents in association with GK Films a Smokehouse Pictures production ; produced by Grant Heslov, Ben Affleck, George Clooney ; screenplay by Chris Terrio ; directed by Ben Affleck.
Additional title: Rescued from Tehran.
Physical description: 1 videodisc (120 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Performer note: 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.
Credits note: Director of photography, Rodrigo Prieto ; production designer, Sharon Seymour ; editor, William Goldenberg ; costume designer, Jacqueline West ; music composed and conducted by Alexandre Desplat..
Target audience note: Rated R.
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.
Special feature: featurette Rescued from Tehran: we were there.
English, Spanish or French dialogue; Spanish or French subtitles; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.
DVD, region 1, dual-layer format, letterbox widescreen presentation; Dolby Digital surround (English 5.1, French 5.1, Spanish 5.1).
Summary note: 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.
Genre: Feature films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Added author: Warner Home Video (Firm)
GK Films (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Warner Bros. Pictures (1969- )
Smokehouse Pictures (Firm)
Heslov, Grant, 1963-
Affleck, Ben, 1972-
Clooney, George.
Terrio, Chris.
Arkin, Alan.
Goodman, John, 1952-
Cranston, Bryan, 1956-
Garber, Victor.
Donovan, Tate.
Mendez, Antonio J. Master of disguise.
Bearman, Joshuah. Great escape.
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Bib No.: 1429527

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