Ben Affleck directs and stars in the incredible true story of a secret mission to rescue six Americans trapped in Iran. It's 1979 and revolutionaries have just raided the US embassy in Tehran, taking 52 Americans hostage. But as the hostage crisis deepens, another extraordinary story is unfolding. Six Americans have escaped and are hiding in the home of the Canadian ambassador. As revolutionary guards conduct door-to-door searches, they face the real possibility of meeting very nasty ends. But CIA 'exfiltration' expert Tony Mendez (Ben Affleck) has an audacious and risky plan. With the help of Hollywood special effects expert John Chambers (John Goodman) and producer Lester Siegel (Alan Arkin), he intends to pretend the six are a Canadian film crew making a science fiction film! Based on real events, details of which were recently declassified, Ben Affleck's dazzling follow-up to 'The Town' is a story so astonishing that it could only be true.
Ben Affleck, Bryan Cranston, John Goodman, Alan Arkin
9th November 2012
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