|aArgo|h[videorecording] /|cWarner Bros. Pictures presents in association with GK Films a Smokehouse Pictures production ; produced by Grant Heslov, Ben Affleck, George Clooney ; screenplay by Chris Terrio ; directed by Ben Affleck.
|aBurbank, CA :|bWarner Home Video ;|aTaipei :|bWei Han,|c
|a1 videodisc (120 min.) :|bsd., col. ;|c4 3/4 in.
|aBased on a selection from The master of disguise by Antonio J. Mendez, and the Wired magazine article "The great escape" by Joshuah Bearman.
|aOriginally released as a motion picture in 2012.
|aSpecial feature: featurette Rescued from Tehran: we were there.
|aDirector of photography, Rodrigo Prieto ; editor, William Goldenberg ; music composed and conducted by Alexandre Desplat.
|aBen Affleck, Bryan Cranston, Alan Arkin, John Goodman, Victor Garber, Tate Donovan, Clea DuVall, Scoot McNairy, Rory Cochrane, Christopher Denham, Kerry Bishé, Kyle Chandler, Chris Messina.
|aOn November 4, 1979, Iranian militants storm the American embassy in Tehran and capture dozens of American hostages, sparking a 444-day ordeal. There's a little-known footnote to the crisis: six Americans escape and a mid-level CIA agent named Antonio Mendez devises an ingenious yet incredibly risky plan to rescue them.
|aRated R: Language and some violent images.
|aDVD, widescreen presentation, NTSC, region 1 ; Dolby Digital surround (English 5.1, French 5.1, Spanish 5.1) ; dual-layer format.
|aEnglish, French (dubbed) and Spanish dialogue with optional French or Spanish subtitles and English subtitles for the deaf and hard-of-hearing.
|aAcademy Awards, 2013: Best achievement in editing, best motion picture, best writing, screenplay based on material previously produced or published.