Argo Trailer


During the Iranian revolution in 1979, militants storm the U.S. Embassy in Tehran, taking 52 Americans hostage. Six manage to get away and hide in the home of the Canadian ambassador, but the solution is temporary because they know as soon as the militants figure out where they are, they'll be killed.
CIA "exfiltration" specialist Tony Mendez (Ben Affleck) comes up with a risky plan to get them safely out of the country.
Based on the true story of the rescue operation by Canadian ambassador Ken Taylor after the Canadian Parliament passed special legislation allowing Canadian passports to be issued to the Americans to help them escape.


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Comments:

  1. Juliana on October 11, 2012 4:20 pm Reply

    I am so proud to be a Canadian! Ken Taylor, former Ambassador to Iran, was honoured at half-time at our Calgary Stampeders football game in 1980 and the crowd noise was deafening. We were and are very proud of what he did to save the Americans. However, here is a headline: Former Canadian ambassador Ken Taylor is a little touchy about the new Ben Affleck movie Argo in which Canada’s role in the Iranian hostage crisis all but vanishes.

  2. Marsha Arditti on October 13, 2012 1:52 pm Reply

    Kevin Harkin

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