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Argo / 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.

DVD DVD ([2013])
Description: 1 videodisc (120 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Publisher: Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, [2013]
8 of 10 copies available at NOBLE (All Libraries). (Show all copies)
1 of 2 copies available at Gloucester.
0 current holds with 10 total copies.
Library Location Call Number Status Due Date
Gloucester Adult DVDs DVD/SUSPENSE/ Argo (Text to Phone) Long Overdue 05/13/2015
Gloucester Adult DVDs DVD/SUSPENSE/ Argo (Text to Phone) Available -

  • Edition: [English/French/Spanish letterbox widescreen version].
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.
English, French (dubbed) and Spanish dialogue with optional French or Spanish subtitles and English subtitles for the deaf and hard-of-hearing.
Academy Awards, 2013: Best achievement in editing, best motion picture, best writing, screenplay based on material previously produced or published.
Creation/Production Credits: Director of photography, Rodrigo Prieto ; editor, William Goldenberg ; music composed and conducted by Alexandre Desplat.
Participant or Performer: 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:
Rated R: Language and some violent images.
System Details:
DVD, widescreen presentation, NTSC, region 1 ; Dolby Digital surround (English 5.1, French 5.1, Spanish 5.1) ; dual-layer format.
Language:
English, French (dubbed) and Spanish dialogue with optional French or Spanish subtitles and English subtitles for the deaf and hard-of-hearing.
Awards:
Academy Awards, 2013: Best achievement in editing, best motion picture, best writing, screenplay based on material previously produced or published.
Authors: Heslov, Grant, 1963- (Producer). Affleck, Ben, 1972- (Producer, Director, 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 (Added Author). Bearman, Joshuah (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 Title: Rescued from Tehran.
Citation: Heslov, Grant. "Argo." Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, 2013.
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