'Argo' to Get Retelling by Iranian Crew

'Argo' to Get Retelling by Iranian Crew

There are 1 comment on the ABC News story from Jan 11, 2013, titled 'Argo' to Get Retelling by Iranian Crew. In it, ABC News reports that:

Ben Affleck's international thriller "Argo" is set for a reboot, only this time it's the Iranians telling the story of American diplomats who evaded capture and daringly escaped Tehran during the 1979 hostage crisis.

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Since: Sep 10

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#1 Jan 11, 2013
"Argo" is a flag-waving, error-filled, fiction and historical revision of what happened. What else would you expect from a country trying to fan the flames of war again, trying to justify an invasion of Iran?

If you want a more accurate (though still partly "adapted"), go watch "Escape From Iran" (1981), a TV movie made from the Canadian point of view. It was, for the ignorant who don't know, the Canadian embassy which helped the six yanks escape.

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0082339/

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Canadian_Caper

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