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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.

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  • 19 of 23 copies available at SC LENDS. (Show)
  • 1 of 2 copies available at Dorchester County Library System.

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0 current holds with 23 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Dorchester - Bookmobile DVD FIC ARG (Text) 30018004361032 Adult DVD Storage -
Dorchester - St. George Main Library DVD FIC ARG (Text) 30018004342701 Adult DVD Available -

Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (120 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Widescreen.
  • Publisher: Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, [2013]

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 ; production designer, Sharon Seymour ; editor, William Goldenberg ; costume designer, Jacqueline West ; 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.:
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.
Target Audience Note:
Rated R.
System Details Note:
DVD, region 1, dual-layer format, letterbox widescreen presentation; Dolby Digital surround (English 5.1, French 5.1, Spanish 5.1).
Language Note:
English, Spanish or French dialogue; Spanish or French subtitles; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.
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.
Rehenes de Teherán, Crisis de los, 1979-1981 > Teatro.
Americanos > Irán > Teatro.
Terrorismo > Irán > Teatro.
Genre: Feature films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Topic Heading: Spanish language.
French language.
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