especially the powerless and helplessness of the people in the embassy when the terrorists overrun the walls and another scene where a group of hostages are taken to a room and have a gun to their head threatened with execution. There is not a lot of actual violence but the threat of violence is what is so disturbing. There is also some profanity including a running joke of saying "ARGo Fuck Yourself".
But nothing a 13 year old can't handle. I don't recall any sex/nudity/gore or other hard-R type objectionable material.
ignoring / downplaying the role of several Canadians who saved american lives - otherwise, go nuts.
But they freely admit they took huge liberties with the story. Hence the tagline noting that it's "loosely based" on the Wired article.
Every diplomat I know who saw it (including myself) thought it was great.
it's not a documentary. it doesn't claim to be. I don't understand the contention of several here that the film should be piled high and burned for not presenting our preferred depiction of the geopolitical climate as it relates to post-Shah Iran.
is our sense of conservatism that delicate? is our sense of patriotism that defensive?