Desert One

New Release


Film Info
Runtime:108 min
Country Listing:USA
Cast/Crew Info
Director(s):Barbara Kopple


Discover the true story behind of the most daring rescues in modern American history in the latest tour-de-force from master documentarian Barbara Kopple (Miss Sharon Jones!, Harlan County, USA). In 1980, the US government launched a secret mission to free 52 citizens taken hostage by Iranian revolutionaries at the US Embassy in Tehran. With unprecedented access and never-before-seen archives, the two-time Oscar winner re-examines “Operation Eagle Claw” from the perspective of its surviving players, including hostages, soldiers, commanders, and even former President Jimmy Carter, who presided over the controversial mission. What emerges is an unforgettable, thriller-like portrait of American heroism— and its profound cost—from a filmmaker at the top of her game.

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