Coup 53 (2019)

08/19/2020 (US) DocumentaryHistory 2h 1m

Old secrets cast long shadows

Overview

Tehran, Iran, August 19, 1953. A group of Iranian conspirators who, with the approval of the deposed tyrant Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, have conspired with agents of the British MI6 and the US CIA, manage to put an end to the democratic government led by Mohammad Mosaddegh, a dramatic event that will begin the tragic era of coups d'état that, orchestrated by the CIA, will take place, over the following decades, in dozens of countries around the world.

  1. Taghi Amirani

    Director, Writer

  2. Walter Murch

    Writer

Top Billed Cast

  1. Ralph Fiennes

    Ralph Fiennes

    Self - Actor / Norman Darbyshire

  2. Taghi Amirani

    Taghi Amirani

    Self - Filmmaker

  3. Farhad Diba

    Self - Mossadegh's Nephew

  4. Malcolm Byrne

    Self - Researcher

  5. Stephen Kinzer

    Self - Writer

  6. Hedayat Matine-Daftary

    Self - Mossadegh's Grandson

  7. Walter Murch

    Walter Murch

    Self - Film Editor

  8. Ervand Abrahamian

    Self - Writer

  9. Alison Rooper

    Self - End of Empire (1985) Researcher

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Full Cast & Crew

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