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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.

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  • 41 of 41 copies available at Bibliomation. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Rockville Public Library.
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Rockville Public Library DVD "A" 547 (Text to phone) 34035138894957 Adult DVD Available -

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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 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, etc.: 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:
MPAA rating: R.
Rated R: Language and some violent images.
System Details Note:
DVD, Dolby digital 5.1.
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.
Awards Note:
Academy Awards, 2013: Best achievement in editing, best motion picture, best writing, screenplay based on material previously produced or published.
Subject: 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
Genre: Thrillers (Motion pictures)
Feature films.
Feature films -- United States.
Film adaptations.
Fiction films.
Historical films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
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