SAG Awards
movieline.com Argo maintained Awards momentum Sunday night, winning the best ensemble prize at the Screen Actors Guild Awards. The feature, directed by Ben Affleck who also stars, won the top film prize at the top film prize at the Golden Globes earlier this month and Saturday night at the Producers Guild Of America, taking the group's Outstanding Producer of Theatrical Motion Pictures prize for producers Affleck, George Clooney and Grant Heslov.
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Argo Synopsis and Credits

Based on true events, "Argo" chronicles the life-or-death covert operation to rescue six Americans, which unfolded behind the scenes of the Iran hostage crisis--the truth of which was unknown by the public for decades. On November 4, 1979, as the Iranian revolution reaches its boiling point, militants storm the U.S. embassy in Tehran, taking 52 Americans hostage. But, in the midst of the chaos, six Americans manage to slip away and find refuge in the home of the Canadian ambassador. Knowing it is only a matter of time before the six are found out and likely killed, a CIA "exfiltration" specialist named Tony Mendez (Affleck) comes up with a risky plan to get them safely out of the country. A plan so incredible, it could only happen in the movies.

"Argo" stars Adrienne Barbeau, Alan Arkin, Ben Affleck, Bryan Cranston, Clea DuVall, John Goodman, and Taylor Schilling.

Directed by Ben Affleck.
Written by Chris Terrio.
Produced by David Klawans, George Clooney, and Grant Heslov.
Production company/distributor: Warner Bros..

Release Date: October 12, 2012

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