”  ‘Argo’ Blurs Truth About Iran “

 

” Ben Affleck’s new movie boasts great photography and acting, but runs the risk of leaving viewers with an incomplete and at times inaccurate impression, says the American hiker who was held hostage in Iran for 410 days.

 

 

Anyone who’s ever been captured knows the punishing fantasy of rescue. During the 410 days that I was held hostage in Iran, the most common escape scenario I played in my head involved the door of my cell bursting open in the dead of night to reveal a group of heavily armed men who, with my now-husband Shane Bauer and friend Josh Fattal in tow, would lead us to a helicopter waiting nearby to fly us to safety. “