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The Resource Argo, Warner Bros. Pictures presents in association with GK Films a Smokehouse Pictures production ; directed by Ben Affleck ; screenplay by Chris Terrio ; produced by Grant Heslov, Ben Affleck, George Clooney. Executive producers, David Klawans, Nina Wolarsky, Chris Brigham, Chay Carter, Graham King, Tim Headington ; director of photography, Rodrigo Prieto ; production designer, Sharon Seymour ; edited by William Goldenberg ; music composed & conducted by Alexandre Desplat ; costumes designed by Jacqueline West

Argo, Warner Bros. Pictures presents in association with GK Films a Smokehouse Pictures production ; directed by Ben Affleck ; screenplay by Chris Terrio ; produced by Grant Heslov, Ben Affleck, George Clooney. Executive producers, David Klawans, Nina Wolarsky, Chris Brigham, Chay Carter, Graham King, Tim Headington ; director of photography, Rodrigo Prieto ; production designer, Sharon Seymour ; edited by William Goldenberg ; music composed & conducted by Alexandre Desplat ; costumes designed by Jacqueline West

Label
Argo
Title
Argo
Statement of responsibility
Warner Bros. Pictures presents in association with GK Films a Smokehouse Pictures production ; directed by Ben Affleck ; screenplay by Chris Terrio ; produced by Grant Heslov, Ben Affleck, George Clooney. Executive producers, David Klawans, Nina Wolarsky, Chris Brigham, Chay Carter, Graham King, Tim Headington ; director of photography, Rodrigo Prieto ; production designer, Sharon Seymour ; edited by William Goldenberg ; music composed & conducted by Alexandre Desplat ; costumes designed by Jacqueline West
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Contributor
Actor
Costume designer
Designer
Editor of moving image work
Film director
Film distributor
Film producer
Musical director
Photographer
Production company
Screenwriter
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • spa
  • fre
  • eng
  • spa
  • fre
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
On November 4, 1979, Iranian militants stormed the American embassy in Tehran and captured dozens of American hostages, sparking a 444-day ordeal. There's a little-known footnote to the crisis: six Americans escaped and a mid level agent named Antonio Mendez devised an ingenious yet incredibly risky plan to rescue them
Cataloging source
DEERP
Characteristic
videorecording
Intended audience
Audience: MPAA rating: R; for language and some violent images
Language note
  • English; In English or dubbed Spanish or French dialogue with optional English SDH, French or Spanish
  • Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired
PerformerNote
Ben Affleck, Bryan Cranston, Alan Arkin, John Goodman, Victor Garber, Tate Donovan, Clea Du Vall, Scoot McNairy, Rory Cochrane, Christopher Denham, Kerry Bish?, Kyle Chandler, Chris Messina, Zeljko Ivanek, Titus Welliver, Keith Szarabajka, Bob Gunton, Richard Kind, Richard Dillane, Omid Abtahi, Page Leong, Farshad Farahat, Sheila Vand
Runtime
120
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
Argo, Warner Bros. Pictures presents in association with GK Films a Smokehouse Pictures production ; directed by Ben Affleck ; screenplay by Chris Terrio ; produced by Grant Heslov, Ben Affleck, George Clooney. Executive producers, David Klawans, Nina Wolarsky, Chris Brigham, Chay Carter, Graham King, Tim Headington ; director of photography, Rodrigo Prieto ; production designer, Sharon Seymour ; edited by William Goldenberg ; music composed & conducted by Alexandre Desplat ; costumes designed by Jacqueline West
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Publication
Copyright
Note
  • "Based on the declassified true story"--Cover
  • Based on a selection from The master of disguise by Antonio J. Mendez, and the Wired magazine article "The great escape" by Joshuah Bearman
  • Widescreen presentation;
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2012
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • 3/4 in.
Extent
1 videodisc (120 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
883929241392
Other physical details
sound, color
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)898933877
  • (IMDb)tt1024648
System details
DVD; region 1, NTSC; Dolby Digital (English 5.1, French 5.1, Spanish 5.1 surround); dual-layer format
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Argo, Warner Bros. Pictures presents in association with GK Films a Smokehouse Pictures production ; directed by Ben Affleck ; screenplay by Chris Terrio ; produced by Grant Heslov, Ben Affleck, George Clooney. Executive producers, David Klawans, Nina Wolarsky, Chris Brigham, Chay Carter, Graham King, Tim Headington ; director of photography, Rodrigo Prieto ; production designer, Sharon Seymour ; edited by William Goldenberg ; music composed & conducted by Alexandre Desplat ; costumes designed by Jacqueline West
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • "Based on the declassified true story"--Cover
  • Based on a selection from The master of disguise by Antonio J. Mendez, and the Wired magazine article "The great escape" by Joshuah Bearman
  • Widescreen presentation;
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2012
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • 3/4 in.
Extent
1 videodisc (120 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
883929241392
Other physical details
sound, color
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)898933877
  • (IMDb)tt1024648
System details
DVD; region 1, NTSC; Dolby Digital (English 5.1, French 5.1, Spanish 5.1 surround); dual-layer format
Video recording format
DVD

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