Argo

Iran wants to sue Hollywood. Local media saying the authorities are planning to take the movie industry to court over the Oscar-winning production, "Argo".

FOX News Radio's Emily Wither reports:

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The movie is based on a true story and details the escape of six American hostages from the besieged U.S. Embassy in Tehran in 1979.

("Argo") "Actions of Iran have shocked the civilized world."

But the movie has shocked the Iranian authorities who say the portrayal of their country is unrealistic.

Local media is reporting that a French lawyer has arrived in the Islamic State for talks with officials on how to file the lawsuit.

The decision came after Iranian cultural officials and movie critics watched "Argo" on Monday.

In Jerusalem, Emily, Wither, FOX News Radio.

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