KinoFresher - Operation "Argo"
• KinoFresher - Operation "Argo"
In the yard in November 4, 1979. In Tehran, angry Iranians are trying to storm the US embassy for the fact that Uncle Sam has sheltered at the disgraced Reza Shah Pahlavi, who had gone to the New World to be treated for cancer. Strikers manages to capture the Embassy and hostage-taking employees in the amount of fifty-two people. Six American employees managed to escape, hid them in his house, Ambassador of Canada.
CIA breaks the spears over their release, offering a potentially unsuccessful operation after another, but everyone understands that their detection and public executions as the US spies could not be avoided. It comes to the aid of the prisoners agent Tony Mendez, who invented the original and at the same time incredibly risky operation of rescuing the embassy employees.
After two adaptations - novel "Gone Baby Gone" Dennis Lehane and "City of Thieves" by Chuck Hogan - Affleck, the director decided to make a film based on real events. People, sophisticated paintings "made in Hollywood", know that full emasculation of the original story can be hiding behind those words that actually causes mixed feelings: on the one hand, attention to the historical event attracted, and on the other - redrew everything we wanted to favor cinematic canon. Therefore, those who decided on the reconstruction of the events, are aware how at risk.
And Ben Affleck and risked something corrected after constructive criticism. But, interestingly enough, is based on the true story thriller "Operation" Argo "" shows just how incredible plans are sometimes effective. The main thing - do not be afraid and go to the end. On the example of the film is clearly seen and the evolution of Affleck as a director: here you and thriller, a detective, and personal drama, and politics, and even a little action at the end.
It is not surprising that the International Film Festival in Toronto film won ten-minute round of applause, as an authoritative critic Roger Ebert predicted his victory at the "Oscar" award ceremony. The film touches from the first frame: severely - yes, really - yes, crazy - yes, afraid - yes, sometimes funny (when the show satire on Hollywood) - Yes! Watch the film must those who love smart and unbanal film with top-notch actors.
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