Argo is once-popular actor Ben Affleck's third film as director. While his recent roles have failed to generate much excitement, his directorial feats (Gone Baby Gone, The Town), put him on the map of interesting directorial talents. Argo keeps audiences on the edge of their seats to the last shot. Even though we know the ending, we feel like we’re watching it for the first time. Impressive attention to detail - clothes, mustache, locations, recreation of shots and images from the Iranian revolution, as well as grain and color convey a documentary feel. The age of the cast oscillates around 40 and ironic comments about the film industry provide an appropriate dose of comedy showing that Hollywood can still laugh itself.
Ben Affleck is an American actor, director, and screenwriter. In 1997, he shared an Oscar with Matt Damon for their script for the film Good Will Hunting. Affleck is known for his roles in the independent productions of Kevin Smith and big budget productions such as Armageddon, Pearl Harbor, and The Sum of All Fears. Argo is his third and most successful directorial feat.
2007 Gdzie jesteś, Amando? / Gone Baby Gone
2010 Miasto złodziei / The Town
2012 Operacja Argo / Argo