Matinee Thursdays: Argo
Ben Affleck, Alan Arkin, Bryan Cranston
Warner Bros.; Directed by Ben Affleck
Rated R; 120 minutes; 2012
When militants seize control of the U.S. embassy in Tehran during the height of the Iranian Revolution, CIA agent Tony Mendez creates a fake Hollywood film production in order to rescue a group of American diplomats who have sought refuge at the home of a Canadian ambassador. Inspired by actual events.