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Based on the Iranian Embassy siege of 1980, this action-thriller dramatizes a six-day standoff between armed Iranian Arabs and SAS soldiers ready for a counterattack.

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Rusty Firmin
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Max Vernon
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Kate Adie
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Dellow
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William Whitelaw
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Salim
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Roy
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Faisal
Andrew Grainger ...
Ray
Colin Garlick ...
John Mac
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Hector Gullan
Toby Leach ...
PC Trevor Lock
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Bill (BBC Cameraman)
Xavier Horan ...
Tom Morrell
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Tak
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Colonel Mike Rose
William Chubb ...
MI5 Spokesman
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MI6 Spokesman
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Metropolitan Police Spokesman
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Jimmy
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Sim Harris
Mia Blake ...
Betty (Max's Wife)
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Tom Lovett (as Matt Sunderland)
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Whitelaw's Aide
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Tommy Palmer
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Tommo
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Snapper
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Makki
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Clive
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Chris Cramer
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Kartouti
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Max's Daughter
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Max's Daughter
Marjan Gorgani ...
Lead Interpreter
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Intelligence Translator
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Intelligence Officer
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Trevor
Ajay Vasisht ...
Caretaker
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PC Walker
Brady Powell ...
Irish Policeman
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Policeman #1
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Policeman #2
Alan B. McElroy ...
Policeman #3 (as Alan McElroy)
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Paramedic
David Rumney ...
Signaller
Robert Hartley ...
Army Technician
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OB Technician
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Zahra
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Ross Donnelly ...
SAS Soldier (uncredited)
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Imam (uncredited)
Ghazaleh Golbakhsh ...
Nooshin (uncredited)
Shonn Gregory ...
English Policeman (uncredited)
Andy Lawrence ...
SAS Van Driver (uncredited)
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Jerry (uncredited)
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Journalist (uncredited)
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SAS Soldier (uncredited)
John Ramm ...
Tony Crabb (uncredited)
Tom Sandell ...
SAS Soldier (uncredited)
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Self (uncredited) (archiveFootage)

Directed by

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Toa Fraser

Written by

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Glenn Standring ... (written by)
 
Rusty Firmin ... (story consultant)

Produced by

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Nate Bolotin ... executive producer
Andrew Boswell ... executive producer
Ian Dawson ... executive producer
Peter Hampden ... executive producer
Norman Humphrey ... executive producer
Catherine Madigan ... line producer
Donall McCusker ... line producer
Norman Merry ... executive producer
Matthew Metcalfe ... producer (produced by)
Gavin Poolman ... executive producer
Andrea Scarso ... executive producer
Glenn Standring ... executive producer
Aram Tertzakian ... executive producer
Sunny Vohra ... executive producer

Music by

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Lachlan Anderson ... composer
David Long

Cinematography by

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Aaron Morton

Film Editing by

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John Gilbert
Dan Kircher

Editorial Department

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Linden Brownbill ... post production engineer
Brendon Chan ... additional editing
James Clarke ... head of di
Paul Dray ... senior post producer
Craig Jay ... assistant editor
Lisa Jordan ... facility director: Lipsync Post
Josh Kelly ... digital lab operator
Lizzie Newsham ... digital intermediate coordinator
Daphne Tychogiorgou ... assistant editor
Jamie Welsh ... colorist
Alexander Crone ... technical operator (uncredited)
Robert Wareing ... technical operator (uncredited)

Casting By

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Adrian Dentice ... (NZ Casting)
Daniel Hubbard
Suzanne McAleer ... (NZ Casting)
Stevie Ray ... (australian casting)

Production Design by

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Philip Ivey

Art Direction by

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Jon Bunker ... (art direction)
Seth Kelly
Mark Robins ... supervising art director
Mark Stephen ... assistant art director

Set Decoration by

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Daniel Birt

Costume Design by

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Liz McGregor

Makeup Department

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Katie Beveridge ... makeup artist
Dianne Ensor ... assistant makeup designer
Diandra Ferreira ... crowd makeup trainee
Susie Glass ... on set supervisor (as Susan Glass)
Deanna Highstead-Jones ... makeup artist (as Deanna Highsted-Jones)
Gabrielle Jones ... makeup and hair designer
Tiveshni Naidoo ... assistant makeup artist

Production Management

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Stephanie Bamberg ... production manager (uk)
Gisela Evert ... post-production supervisor
Olivia McClymont ... production secretary
Donna Pearman ... production supervisor

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

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Roger Evans ... extras coordinator: uk
Hamish Gough ... first assistant director (as Hamish McFarlane)
Robyn Grace ... first assistant director: pick ups
Laura Hutton ... second assistant director: pick-ups
Matt Johnston ... third assistant director
Alexandra Jordan ... third assistant director: UK
Glenn Standring ... second unit director
Katie Tate ... second assistant director

Art Department

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Zahra Archer ... graphic designer
Lucy Bowden ... art finisher
Phil Chitty ... Construction Supervisor
Stuart Daniels ... stand-by props
Brendan Heffernan ... concept artist
Sian Jarrett ... Assistant set dresser
Angeline Loo ... set dresser
Peter Malone ... scenic artist
Alani McKenna ... assistant set dresser
Michael Mulligan ... Construction Manager
Ngaere Robertson ... Art Department Runner
Hayden Robinson ... set dresser
Thomas Salpietro ... set dresser
Mark Stephen ... set designer
Samuel Tack ... set finisher
Evan Yarbrough ... illustrator

Sound Department

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Christopher Atkinson ... first assistant sound: uk
Ben Cross ... foley mixer & editor
Robert Farr ... re-recording mixer
Steve Finnigan ... adr recordist
Brian Gilligan ... dialogue editor
Kyle Griffiths ... boom operator
James Hayday ... additional re-recording mixer / supervising sound editor
Michael Maroussas ... dialogue editor
Adam Martin ... sound recordist
Paul Paragon ... production sound mixer: uk
Katie Paterson ... sound assistant
Bruno Seznec ... adr studio
Ben Tat ... dialogue editor
Ian Waggott ... foley artist
Andrew Welk ... adr engineer
Andy Welker ... adr mixer
Tom Whetmore ... second assistant sound: uk

Special Effects by

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Gunner Ashford ... armourer
Dean Clarke ... special effects supervisor
Doug Falconer ... special effects technician
Gary Lall ... ordnance consultant
Justin Stogdale ... special effects technician

Visual Effects by

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Adrian Banton ... digital compositor
Will Broadbent ... cg artist
Luke Butler ... digital compositor
Andres Coron ... cg artist
Belinda Cumming ... visual effects production manager
Paul Driver ... visual effects producer
Simon Edwards ... title designer & animator
Krystal Galley ... compositor
Nikolay Kolev ... digital compositor
Howard Margolius ... senior visual effect technical director: lipsync
Clara Parati ... concept artist: matte painter, LipSync Post
Andy Quinn ... compositing supervisor
Garth Reilly ... digital compositor
Tj Singh ... digital compositor
Karen Wand ... compositor
Ian Ward ... CG Supervisor
Hazel Wright ... visual effects coordinator
George Zwier ... visual effects supervisor

Stunts

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Craig Dunn ... stunt performer
Aron Eastwood ... stunts
Taran Howell ... stunts
Jay Kealy ... stunt performer
Glen Levy ... utility stunts
Steve McQuillan ... stunt coordinator
Hayley Stent ... stunt performer
Jacob Tomuri ... stunt double: Faisal
Min Windle ... stunt performer

Camera and Electrical Department

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Sam Bailey ... first assistant "b" camera
Todd Bilton ... camera operator / director of photography: pick ups
Simon J. Brooks ... Digital Imaging Technician: UK
Stefan Coetzee ... video assist
Ben Foat ... second assistant camera: "b" camera, UK unit
Christian Gower ... digital imaging technician: additional
Callum Grant ... vt operator
Joel Honeywell ... second assistant camera, UK unit, dailies
Hannah Jell ... camera trainee: Prep UK Unit
Ed Lancaster ... key grip: UK
Mark Langlay-Smith ... vt operator
James Malamatinas ... second assistant camera: "a" camera, UK unit
Gary Matthews ... assistant camera / second assistant "b" camera
Paul Molloy ... electrician
Jennifer Raoult ... still photographer
Nicholas Riini ... onset best boy
Gareth Robinson ... key grip
Jacob Slovak ... second assistant camera: "a" camera
Phil Totoro ... gaffer
Henry West ... first assistant "a" camera
Lorena Pagés ... camera trainee (uncredited)

Animation Department

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Gillian Best ... 3D animator

Casting Department

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Harry Bhinder ... casting
Sally King ... child crowd casting
Claire Robinson ... casting assistant

Costume and Wardrobe Department

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Zoë Helen Boyle ... costume assistant (as Zoe Boyle)
Emily Carter ... costume buyer
Veridiana Ferraz ... crowd supervisor
Kelly Marumaru ... standby costume assistant
Edith Mauga ... wardrobe assistant
Jessie Noakes ... key standby
Emily-Rose Yiaxis ... costume buyer

Location Management

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Chris Bunyan ... location manager: uk
Brett Higginson ... location scout
Owen Hunter ... location manager

Music Department

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Stephen Gallagher ... programmer: percussion (as Steve Gallagher)
Graham Kennedy ... score mixer

Script and Continuity Department

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Kathleen Thomas ... script supervisor

Transportation Department

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Mark Beeton ... transportation captain
Glenn Charter ... driver: cast
Nicole van Heerden ... cast driver

Additional Crew

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Guy Barnfield ... head armourer
Ted Cawrey ... legal services: Ingenious Senior Film Fund
Scott Chiplin ... assistant to jamie bell
Paresh Dayalji ... floor runner: UK
Sam Dormer ... armorer
Géraldine Feraud-Miniconi ... production runner
Mark Gorman ... unit manager: uk
Julia Hall ... Senior Designer: LipSync Design
Di Magee ... financial controller
Chris Miller ... personal trainer
Kate Olive ... production coordinator
Tim Reynolds ... action car coordinator
Simon Roberts ... production staff: Special Projects Team Uniforms and Equipment Advisor
Tom Rowberry ... epk cameraman
Alison Titulaer ... production runner
Howard Watkins ... head of title design
Penny Westwood ... production assistant
Gary Wines ... armorer
Jessica Woodland ... assistant production coordinator: UK
Giacomo Farci ... personal trainer to mark strong (uncredited)

Thanks

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Stephen Dixon ... thanks to: Metropolitan Police Film Unit
Gabe Scarpelli ... special thanks
James Alexander Waller ... the producers wish to thank (as James Waller)

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Distributors

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Special Effects

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Storyline

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Plot Summary

In April 1980, armed gunmen stormed the Iranian Embassy in Princes Gate, London and took all inside hostage. Over the next six days a tense standoff took place, all the while a group of highly trained soldiers from the SAS prepared for a raid the world had never seen. Written by GFC

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Taglines In the face of terror, a nation will show its strength. See more »
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Also Known As
  • Six Days (United Kingdom)
  • Six Days (World-wide, English title)
  • 6 días (Spain)
  • 6 Ngày Giải Cứu (Vietnam)
  • 6 días (Argentina)
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Runtime
  • 94 min
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Trivia The SAS used only 30 to 35 soldiers in the raid, but they estimate that more than 10,000 people claim to have taken part. See more »
Goofs When the caretaker is looking at the model, he is escorted by a Sergeant with a full face bushy beard. A Pioneer Sergeant is the only position within the British Army allowed to have a beard. They are responsible for carpentry and joinery, which in the context of the scene, is exactly what he is doing. See more »
Movie Connections Featured in Top 10 Military Operations Hollywood Got Right (2018). See more »
Crazy Credits The hostage get killed by Faisal is wearing a grayish green coat in the movie while he actually was wearing an orange coat in the documentary scene that showed the corpse being collected out of embassy. See more »
Quotes Max Vernon: We can't negotiate in the bloody press!
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