Argo (2012 film)

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Theatrical release poster
Directit biBen Affleck
Produced bi
Screenplay biChris Terrio
Based on
Muisic biAlexandre Desplat
CinematographyRodrigo Prieto
Eeditit biWilliam Goldenberg
Distributit biWarner Bros. Pictures
Release date
Rinnin time
120 minutes[1]
KintraUnitit States
Budget$44.5 million[2]
Box office$232.3 million[2]

Argo is a 2012 American historical drama film directit bi Ben Affleck an written bi Chris Terrio. The film is adaptit frae U.S. Central Intelligence Agency operative Tony Mendez's beuk The Master of Disguise an Joshuah Bearman's 2007 Wired airticle "The Great Escape: How the CIA Used a Fake Sci-Fi Flick to Rescue Americans from Tehran."[3] The latter deals wi the "Canadian Caper,"[3] in which Mendez led the rescue o sax U.S. diplomats frae Tehran, Iran, during the 1979–1981 Iran hostage crisis.[4]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Argo". British Board of Film Classification. June 29, 2012. Retrieved September 18, 2012.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Argo (2012)". Box Office Mojo. Retrieved April 27, 2013.
  3. 3.0 3.1 Bearman, Joshuah (April 24, 2007). "How the CIA Used a Fake Sci-Fi Flick to Rescue Americans from Tehran". Wired.
  4. Killoran, Ellen (October 13, 2012). "'Argo' Review: Ben Affleck Pinches Himself In Stranger-Than-Fiction CIA Story". International Business Times. Retrieved 25 February 2013.