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Coup 53

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Synopsis

Documentary telling the story of Operation Ajax, the CIA/MI6 staged coup in 1953 in Iran that overthrew Prime Minister Mossadegh.
Official Selection Telluride Film Festival 2019 - World premiere
Official Selection BFI London Film Festival 2019 - Documentary Competition - International premiere

Details

Year
2019
Type of film
Features
Running Time
119 mins
Director
Taghi Amirani 1st Feature
Producer
Taghi Amirani, Paul Zaentz
Co-Producer
Amir Amirani, Ahmad Kiarostami
Editor
Walter Murch
Screenwriter
Taghi Amirani, Walter Murch
Director of Photography
Taghi Amirani, Simon Fanthorpe, Chris Morphet, Claudia Raschke, Vicente Franco, Ben Richards
Music
Robert Miller
Principal Cast
Taghi Amirani, Walter Murch, Stephen Kinzer, Malcolm Byrne, Ervand Abrahamian, David Talbot

Production status

Complete

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Last updated 17th September 2019

Production Company

UK, Iran, US co-production

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