If you think you’re a Fan of Best Picture Winner at the Academy Awards, Argo, wait till you know the truth behind it all. Our Man in Tehran debuts at TIFF ’13, chronicling the whole story behind what became known as The Canadian Caper, involving the rescue of six Americans who made it out of Tehran unscathed after behind held hostage during the 1979 Iranian Hostage Crisis.
The Film, directed by Larry Weinstein and former professional Baseball Player Drew Taylor, delivers a Canadian perspective an gained the participation of Ken Taylor (played by Victor Garber), the then Ambassador who sheltered the six American Diplomats, and Tony Mendez (played by Ben Affleck) among other Hostages.
eOne Films distributes Our Man in Tehran and for those of you looking to see it first at TIFF ’13, it screens at TIFF Bell Lightbox 2 on Thursday, September 12, 2013 at 6:15 PM.
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