Desert One

    Genre
    Documentary
  • Runtime
    107 mins
  • Release Date
    2019
  • Countries
    United States
  • Languages
    English, Persian

ANGELIKA’S NOTE

Using new archival sources and unprecedented access, master documentarian and two-time Academy Award winner Barbara Kopple reveals the story behind one of the most daring rescues in modern US history: a secret mission to free hostages of the 1979 Iranian revolution. Rated 94% fresh on Rotten Tomatoes, Toronto International Film Festival Official Selection DESERT ONE is both comprehensive and fascinating, and was heralded by critics as "engrossing" (Variety) and "fascinating" (Hollywood Reporter).
DIRECTED BY:
Barbara Kopple
WRITTEN BY:
Francisco Bello
CAST INCLUDES:
Jimmy Carter, Walter Mondale, Ted Koppel

SYNOPSIS

Filmmaker Barbara Kopple examines a failed U.S. military operation to rescue hostages in Tehran, Iran, in 1980.

Desert One

    Genre
    Documentary
  • Runtime
    107 mins
  • Release Date
    2019
  • Countries
    United States
  • Languages
    English, Persian
DIRECTED BY
Barbara Kopple
WRITTEN BY
Francisco Bello
CAST INCLUDES
Jimmy Carter, Walter Mondale, Ted Koppel
Using new archival sources and unprecedented access, master documentarian and two-time Academy Award winner Barbara Kopple reveals the story behind one of the most daring rescues in modern US history: a secret mission to free hostages of the 1979 Iranian revolution. Rated 94% fresh on Rotten Tomatoes, Toronto International Film Festival Official Selection DESERT ONE is both comprehensive and fascinating, and was heralded by critics as "engrossing" (Variety) and "fascinating" (Hollywood Reporter).

Filmmaker Barbara Kopple examines a failed U.S. military operation to rescue hostages in Tehran, Iran, in 1980.