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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.

  • Description: 1 videodisc (120 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: [English/French/Spanish letterbox widescreen version].
  • Publisher: Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, [2013]
  • Awards: Academy Awards, 2013: Best achievement in editing, best motion picture, best writing, screenplay based on material previously produced or published.

Available copies

  • 8 of 10 copies available at NOBLE (All Libraries).
  • 1 of 2 copies available at Gloucester. (Show all copies)

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Content descriptions

General Note: 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.
Creation/Production Credits Note: Director of photography, Rodrigo Prieto ; editor, William Goldenberg ; music composed and conducted by Alexandre Desplat.
Participant or 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.
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.
Target Audience Note: Rated R: Language and some violent images.
System Details Note: DVD, widescreen presentation, NTSC, region 1 ; Dolby Digital surround (English 5.1, French 5.1, Spanish 5.1) ; dual-layer format.
Language Note: English, French (dubbed) and Spanish dialogue with optional French or Spanish subtitles and English subtitles for the deaf and hard-of-hearing.
Heslov, Grant, 1963- (Producer). Affleck, Ben, 1972- (Actor). Clooney, George. (Producer). Terrio, Chris. (Screenwriter). Arkin, Alan. (Actor). Goodman, John, 1952- (Actor). Cranston, Bryan, 1956- (Actor). Garber, Victor. (Actor). Donovan, Tate. (Actor). Du Vall, Clea. (Actor). McNairy, Scoot. (Actor). Cochrane, Rory. (Actor). Denham, Christopher. (Actor). Bishé, Kerry, 1984- (Actor). Chandler, Kyle. (Actor). Messina, Chris. (Actor). Prieto, Rodrigo. (Cinematographer). Goldenberg, William. (Film editor). Desplat, Alexandre. (Composer). Mendez, Antonio J. Master of disguise. (Added Author). Bearman, Joshuah. Great escape. (Added Author). Warner Home Video (Firm) (Added Author). GK Films (Los Angeles, Calif.) (Added Author). Warner Bros. Pictures (1969- ) (Added Author). Smokehouse Pictures (Firm) (Added Author).

Additional Titles

Additional Title: Rescued from Tehran.

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