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Escape From Iran

1 x 60'
Target:
Adults 18+
Producer:
Partners in Motion for History Television
Language:
English

Summary

Codename: The Hollywood Option was a secret mission to rescue US hostages held captive at the US embassy in Tehran in 1979. Considered by many as the most dangerous diplomatic operation in Canadian history, it inspired the Oscar® winning film Argo. Through direct testimony of the those who found sanctuary at the Canadian embassy,and the Canadians who risked their own safety to shelter their neighbours, Escape from Iran tells the story of this startling world affair.