Argo: How the CIA and Hollywood Pulled Off the Most Audacious Rescue in History (film tie-in)
|Автор||Baglio Matt, Mendez Antonio|
|Страна происхождения||Соединенное Королевство|
|Размер (мм)||198(д) х 129(ш) х 19(в)|
The true account of the 1979 rescue of six American hostages from Iran – Now a major Ben Affleck film. On 4 November 1979, Iranian militants stormed the US embassy in Tehran and held dozens of Americans hostage. Beneath this crisis another shocking story was known by only a select few: six Americans escaped the embassy and hid within the city. A top-level CIA officer named Antonio Mendez devised an ingenious yet risky plan to rescue them. Disguising himself as a Hollywood producer, and supported by a cast of CIA operatives, foreign agents and special-effects artists, Mendez travelled to Tehran under the guise of scouting locations for a fake science-fiction film called Argo. After three decades, Antonio Mendez finally details this extraordinarily complex and dangerous operation. A riveting story of secret identities and international intrigue, Argo is the pulse-pounding account of the history-making collusion between Hollywood and high-stakes espionage.