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After "Argo" hit theaters, Iran announced that it will release its own movie, promising to tell the "truth" about the events. Now that "Argo" won the Best Picture Oscar, Iran is releasing more statements about the film, which it's calling an "advertisement for the CIA." Minister of culture and Islamic guidance, Mohammad Hosseini, said that Hollywood "distorted history." Iran's official news agency, Fars News, said: "The First Lady announced the prize for the anti-Iran film 'Argo,' which was produced by Zionist company Warner Bros." The country's Mehr News said that Obama's involvement revealed that Hollywood sacrificed artistic value for "political slogans and distortions," claiming that the White House made sure that "Argo" was chosen despite that most movie critics preferred "Lincoln." Mehr News also had an issue with Ben Affleck's acceptance speech, in which he thanked "our friends in Iran who live under terrible circumstances." The agency said: "After distorting history, »

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