The Resource Argo (v.f.), Warner Bros. ; GK Films ; a Smokehouse Pictures prodution ; produced by Grant Heslov, Ben Affleck, George Clooney ; screenplay by Chris Terrio ; directed by Ben Affleck

Argo (v.f.), Warner Bros. ; GK Films ; a Smokehouse Pictures prodution ; produced by Grant Heslov, Ben Affleck, George Clooney ; screenplay by Chris Terrio ; directed by Ben Affleck

Label
Argo (v.f.)
Title
Argo (v.f.)
Statement of responsibility
Warner Bros. ; GK Films ; a Smokehouse Pictures prodution ; produced by Grant Heslov, Ben Affleck, George Clooney ; screenplay by Chris Terrio ; directed by Ben Affleck
Creator
Contributor
Distributor
Production company
Subject
Genre
Language
  • fre
  • fre
  • eng
  • fre
Summary
On November 4, 1979, Iranian militants stormed the American embassy in Tehran and captured dozens of American hostages, sparking a 444-day ordeal. There's a little-known footnote to the crisis: six Americans escaped and a mid level agent named Antonio Mendez devised an ingenious yet incredibly risky plan to rescue them
Additional physical form
English language version also available.
Awards note
Golden Globes, 2013: Best Motion Picture - Drama; Best Director - Motion Picture
Cataloging source
AzPhLCL
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
Argo (Motion picture)
Credits note
Director of photography, Rodrigo Prieto ; production designer, Sharon Seymour ; edited by William Goldenberg ; music composed by Alexandre Desplat ; costumes designed by Jacqueline West
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
  • MPAA rating: R; for language and some violent images
  • CHV rating: 14A
Language note
Soundtrack dubbed in French, optional French subtitles
LC call number
PN1997.2
LC item number
.A74 2013
PerformerNote
Alan Arkin, Ben Affleck, John Goodman, Tate Donovan, Victor Garber, Bryan Cranston, Clea DuVall, Scoot McNairy, Rory Cochrane, Kyle Chandler, Chris Messina, Zeljko Ivanek, Titus Welliver, Richard Kind
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1963-
  • 1972-
  • 1952-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Heslov, Grant
  • Affleck, Ben
  • Clooney, George
  • Terrio, Chris
  • Arkin, Alan
  • Goodman, John
  • Donovan, Tate
  • Mendez, Antonio J
  • Bearman, Joshuah
  • Warner Bros. Pictures (1969- )
  • GK Films (Los Angeles, Calif.)
  • Smokehouse Pictures (Firm)
  • Criterion-on-Demand (Firm)
Runtime
120
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Iran Hostage Crisis, 1979-1981
  • Americans
  • Escapes
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Argo (v.f.), Warner Bros. ; GK Films ; a Smokehouse Pictures prodution ; produced by Grant Heslov, Ben Affleck, George Clooney ; screenplay by Chris Terrio ; directed by Ben Affleck
Link
http://media2.criterionpic.com/display/006?t=X201512
Instantiates
Publication
Distribution
Note
  • Based on a selection from The master of disguise by Antonio J. Mendez ; and the Wired magazine article "The great escape" by Joshuah Bearman
  • Originally released as a motion picture by Warner Bros., 2012
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
  • online resource
  • other
Carrier category code
  • cr
  • vz
Carrier MARC source
  • rdacarrier
  • rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 streaming video file (120 min.)
File format
one file format
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access restricted to subscribers
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
  • computer
  • video
Media MARC source
  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
  • v
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
digital, sound, color
Publisher number
X201512
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
System control number
(MFM)mfcX201512
System details
Content available as downloadable file or streaming video
Video recording format
other
Label
Argo (v.f.), Warner Bros. ; GK Films ; a Smokehouse Pictures prodution ; produced by Grant Heslov, Ben Affleck, George Clooney ; screenplay by Chris Terrio ; directed by Ben Affleck
Link
http://media2.criterionpic.com/display/006?t=X201512
Publication
Distribution
Note
  • Based on a selection from The master of disguise by Antonio J. Mendez ; and the Wired magazine article "The great escape" by Joshuah Bearman
  • Originally released as a motion picture by Warner Bros., 2012
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
  • online resource
  • other
Carrier category code
  • cr
  • vz
Carrier MARC source
  • rdacarrier
  • rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 streaming video file (120 min.)
File format
one file format
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access restricted to subscribers
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
  • computer
  • video
Media MARC source
  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
  • v
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
digital, sound, color
Publisher number
X201512
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
System control number
(MFM)mfcX201512
System details
Content available as downloadable file or streaming video
Video recording format
other

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