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Escape from Iran: The Hollywood Option (2005)

'Escape from Iran' commemorates the 25th anniversary of the 'Canadian Caper,' beginning with the direct testimony of the Americans who found sanctuary with the Canadian embassy in Tehran ... See full summary »

Director:

Chris Triffo

Writer:

Colin McNeil

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Cast

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Robert Souer Robert Souer ... Narrator (voice)
Stephen Kinzer Stephen Kinzer ... Himself
Farah Pahlavi ... Herself - Former Empress of Iran (as Shahbanou Farah Pahlavi)
Henry Precht Henry Precht ... Himself - Iran Country Director, US State Dept., 1979-80
Ayatollah Khomeini ... Himself (archive footage)
Robert Anders Robert Anders ... Himself - Former Consular Chief, US Embassy, Tehran
Mark Lijek Mark Lijek ... Himself - Former Consular Officer, US Embassy, Tehran
Cora Amburn-Lijek Cora Amburn-Lijek ... Herself - Former Consular Assistant, US Embassy, Tehran
Claude Adams Claude Adams ... Himself - Co-Author of 'The Canadian Caper'
Jimmy Carter ... Himself (archive footage)
Joe Clark Joe Clark ... Himself - Former Prime Minister of Canada
John Sheardown John Sheardown ... Himself - Former Chief Immigration Officer and Senior First Secretary, Canadian Embassy, Tehran
Zena Sheardown Zena Sheardown ... Herself - Wife of Senior First Secretary John Sheardown
Ken Taylor ... Himself - Former Canadian Ambassador to Iran (as Kenneth Taylor)
Flora MacDonald ... Herself - Former Canadian Sec. of State for External Affairs (as Hon. Flora MacDonald)
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'Escape from Iran' commemorates the 25th anniversary of the 'Canadian Caper,' beginning with the direct testimony of the Americans who found sanctuary with the Canadian embassy in Tehran and the Canadians who risked their own safety to shelter their country's neighbors. Written by Michael of lillym_325@yahoo.com

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Country:

Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

2005 (Canada) See more »

Also Known As:

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Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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