dimanche 12 mai 2013
Argo on nowvideo
Director: Ben Affleck
Writers: Chris Terrio (screenplay), Tony Mendez
Stars: Ben Affleck, Bryan Cranston, Alan Arkin
Language: English | Persian
Filming Locations: Beverly Hills, California, USA
In 1979, the American embassy in Iran was invaded by Iranian revolutionaries and several Americans were taken hostage. However, six managed to escape to the official residence of the Canadian Ambassador and the CIA was eventually ordered to get them out of the country. With few options, exfiltration expert Tony Mendez devised a daring plan: to create a phony Canadian film project looking to shoot in Iran and smuggle the Americans out as its production crew. With the help of some trusted Hollywood contacts, Mendez created the ruse and proceed to Iran as its associate producer. However, time was running out with the Iranian security forces closing in on the truth while both his charges and the White House had grave doubts about the operation themselves.