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ARGO
Official Selection - Not in competition
ARGO
Foto: Otro - SSIFF
ARGO
Foto: Otro - SSIFF
Ben Affleck. ARGO
Foto: Montse Castillo
Ben Affleck. ARGO
Foto: Montse Castillo
Alan Arkin
Foto: Iñigo Ibáñez
'ARGO' Official Selection
Foto: Iñaki Pardo
'ARGO' Official Selection
Foto: Iñaki Pardo
'ARGO' Official Selection
Foto: Iñaki Pardo
'ARGO' Official Selection
Foto: Iñaki Pardo
'ARGO' Official Selection
Foto: Iñaki Pardo
'ARGO' Official Selection
Foto: Iñaki Pardo
'ARGO' Official Selection
Foto: Iñaki Pardo
'ARGO' Official Selection
Foto: Iñaki Pardo
'ARGO' Official Selection
Foto: Iñaki Pardo
'ARGO' Official Selection
Foto: Iñaki Pardo
'ARGO' Official Selection
Foto: Iñaki Pardo
'ARGO' Official Selection
Foto: Iñaki Pardo
'ARGO' Official Selection
Foto: Iñaki Pardo
'ARGO' Official Selection
Foto: Gorka Bravo
'ARGO' Official Selection
Foto: Gorka Bravo
'ARGO' Official Selection
Foto: Gorka Bravo
'ARGO' Official Selection
Foto: Gorka Bravo
'ARGO' Official Selection
Foto: Iñaki Pardo
'ARGO' Official Selection
Foto: Iñaki Pardo
'ARGO' Official Selection
Foto: Iñaki Pardo
Alan Arkin
Foto: Iñaki Pardo
'argo' - offcial selection
Foto: Iñigo Ibáñez
'argo' - offcial selection
Foto: Iñaki Pardo
Arrival of Ben Affleck
Arrival of Ben Affleck
Arrival of Ben Affleck
30s.
Arrival of Ben Affleck
The day of ''Argo''
The day of ''Argo''
The day of ''Argo''
6m. 41s.
The day of ''Argo''

Argo is based on real events that took place during the Iranian revolution in 1979, when the US embassy in Teheran was stormed by revolutionaries and 52 American citizens were taken hostage. However, six of them managed to escape and take refuge at the Canadian ambassador’s home. The CIA has to get them home without the Iranian authorities knowing what’s going on, so they need to organise a secret high-risk operation. Agent Toni Mendez devises a plan fraught with danger to get them out safely, an incredible idea that could only work out in a film. The events described in the film were concealed from public opinion for decades.

Argo is Affleck’s third film as a director, after Gone Baby, Gone and The Town, and is produced by Affleck himself, the actor and director George Clooney and Grant Heslov. Apart from Affleck, the cast also includes John Goodman and Alan Arkin, who won an Oscar for best supporting actor for Little Miss Sunshine.

BIOGRAPHY

Argo is Ben Affleck's third film as a director, after Gone Baby, Gone (2007) and The Town (2010). As a screenwriter, he landed the Academy Award and the Golden Globe, both shared with Matt Damon, for Good Will Hunting (1997). As an actor, he won the Volpi Cup at the Venice Festival in 2006 for Hollywoodland and has harvested good reviews and box-office successes for all of his parts. 

CAST & CREW
Director
Ben Affleck
Screenplay
Chris Terrio
Production
Warner Bros. Pictures
Graham King, Grant Heslov, George Clooney
Photography
Rodrigo Prieto
Edition
William Goldenberg
Music
Alexandre Desplat
Cast
Ben Affleck, John Goodman, Alan Arkin, Bryan Cranston
Sales
Warner Bros. Pictures
4000 Warner Blvd. Burbank, CA 91522
Running Time
120 m.
Country
USA
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