Trailer - Hostages (1993)
Another article written on it:
Colin Firth, who plays McCarthy, is uneasy about the documentary tag. "this is not a documentary at all" he insists. "It's drama based on events". Firth even asked if the characters names could be changed. Unlike Falklands casualty Robert Lawrence, whom Firth befriended when he portrayed him in Tumbledown, McCarthy isn't real to Firth. "This was a man who only exists on the evidence of Alasdair's (Palmer, associate producer) research and what I've seen on television and the newspapers. I had to think 'I'm playing a fictional character who exists in this script'.