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Argo (With UltraViolet)

Released on 04 March 2013

Format: Blu-ray | Rating: 15 years and over

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Based on real events, the dramatic thriller "Argo" chronicles the life-or-death covert operation to rescue six Americans, which unfolded behind the scenes of the Iran hostage crisis, focusing on the little-known role that the CIA and Hollywood played-information that was not declassified until many years after the event. On November 4, 1979, as the Iranian revolution reaches its boiling point, militants storm the U.S. Embassy in Tehran, taking 52 Americans hostage. But, in the midst of the chaos, six Americans manage to slip away and find refuge in the home of Canadian Ambassador Ken Taylor. Knowing it is only a matter of time before the six are found out and likely killed, the Canadian and American governments ask the CIA to intervene. The CIA turns to their top "exfiltration" specialist, Tony Mendez, to come up with a plan to get the six Americans safely out of the country. A plan so incredible, it could only happen in the movies.
  • With UltraViolet
  • Feature Length Picture in Picture
  • Commentary
  • Rescued from Tehran: We Were There
  • Argo: Absolute Authenticity
  • ARGO: The CIA & Hollywood Connection
  • Escape from Iran: The Hollywood Option
additional-languagesCastilian Spanish ; French ; German
certificate15 years and over
closed-captioningCC
directorBen Affleck
duration2 hours
languagesEnglish
regionB
subtitlesEnglish for the hearing impaired ; Castilian Spanish ; Danish ; Dutch ; Finnish ; French ; German ; Norwegian ; Swedish
year2012