Pictured: A still from the movie showing an explosion as SAS men storm in Dramatisation: Jamie Bell, best known for his role in 'Billy Elliot,' plays the character of Lance Corporal Rusty Firmin who was among of the members of the elite unit that ended the six day long siege in dramatic style The counter terrorism operation was watched by millions of people on TV over the May Day Bank Holiday in 1980.
The film is based on Firmin's book about the rescue and he was also an advisor on film which is a co-production between GFC Films and the New Zealand Film Commission.
The gunmen also demanded safe passage out of the Britain.Horsfall was particularly angry that the Jamie Bell character is seen as being the leader of the men from the ultra secretive regiment based in Hereford.'Those watching the film would come away with the impression that he was in charge of the whole mission,' he said.'That is just wrong and is a disservice to the more senior people who were there.'It was so bad I had to walk away at one point.'From the supposed training missions to the actual rescue everything in the film is wrong.'Those watching it would think there were just eight people taking part.'But there were five teams of eight men who stormed the embassy but they are just left out of the film.'It is laughable and an insult to the memory of all those who took part.'The film '6 Days' stars Jamie Bell as the leader of the SAS soldiers who have to rescue 26 hostages from the Iranian Embassy in London.Bell, best known for his role in 'Billy Elliot,' plays the character of Lance Corporal Rusty Firmin who was among of the members of the elite unit that ended the six day long siege in dramatic style.