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Iran: Days of Crisis (1991)
"L'Amérique en otage" (original title)

TV Movie  |  Unrated  |   |  Drama, History  |  30 September 1991 (USA)
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Follows the events of Iran hostage crisis of 1979 and people who were held as hostages in the US embassy in Tehran, Iran for over 400 days.



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Credited cast:
John Limbert
Hamilton Jordan
Parveneh Limbert
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Keith Edwards ...
Bill Belk
Charles Jones
Debra Scott (as Debra Sandlund)
Graydon Gould ...
Col. Tom Schaeffer
Marianne Borgo ...
Empress Farah
Didier Flamand ...
Sadegh Ghotbzadeh
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Follows the events of Iran hostage crisis of 1979 and people who were held as hostages in the US embassy in Tehran, Iran for over 400 days.

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Great Movie
15 March 2003 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

This is a great docudrama about the Iranian Revolution and hostage crisis of 1979. It gives you a better understanding of what led to the deterioration of diplomatic affairs between Iran and the U.S. It also shows us just how much of a bully and despot the last Shah of Iran was. The Iranian characters are portrayed as real people and not as inhuman monsters, as most American action film would portray them.

Highly recommended.

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