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A conservative American businessman travels to a South American country to investigate the sudden disappearance of his son after a right-wing military takeover. A young couple with distinctly liberal tendencies come to the attention of the new authorities and the young man's father (played by Jack Lemmon) who has distinctly conservative tendencies comes to the country when his son disappears. South America still tends to take a back seat to European or Asian history. This is a shame, since we share a hemisphere with these countries. Debuting on DVD on Universal Studio's budget Studio Selections line, this award-winning film deserves a better home-video fate.
Get unlimited DVD Movies & TV Shows delivered to your door with no late fees, ever. Undoubtedly Missing turns out to be a great piece of cinema, one of the brightest works of political film-maker Costa-Gavras. Reviewed in the United States on May 16, 2015. Find Where to Watch Missing and Many More Full-Length Movies From The Best Streaming Services Online. 74. A magazine writer poses as a Jew to expose anti-Semitism.
This political thriller has its origins in an actual event - the disappearance of a young American writer and filmmaker, Charles Horman (John Shea), during a South American military coup.
Written and directed with clarity and conscience, the Academy Award–winning Missing is a testament to Costa-Gavras's daring.
The image is not quite as sharp you might expect from a Blu-ray, certainly not an important improvement on the old DVD. It's a political thriller I might say.
Reviewed in the United Kingdom on July 17, 2010. This film gives deeper insight into political realities of our neighbors to the south. Accompanied by his son's wife he uncovers a trail of cover-ups that implicate the US State department which supports the right-wing dictatorship.
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Absorbing, painful and distressing masterpiece. Based on the real-life experiences of Ed Horman. We don’t share your credit card details with third-party sellers, and we don’t sell your information to others.
Please try again. Streaming Now Movies Showtimes Videos News. It is suspenseful & since it is based on a true story, students are captivated. Great Movie for Classroom Spanish Classes, Reviewed in the United States on June 12, 2014. The message from this superb production has to be "It doesn't matter what you do so long you do it".
If only I can watch this movie again with stereo sound, I can pay anything.
Read more. After viewing product detail pages, look here to find an easy way to navigate back to pages you are interested in. The horrors of Pinochet's dictatorship in Chile, as seen by a couple of naive young Americans. You do not need to support Allende's ideas or so called “leftist” governments in order to like this movie.
Instead, our system considers things like how recent a review is and if the reviewer bought the item on Amazon. The main character, Ed Horman (Jack Lemmon), is the father of Charles Horman, a journalist who, according to the Chilean government, asks too many questions and probes a little too aggressively into "matters that don't concern him."
It was gripping and sad, perhaps scary to death as well.
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Play Movie Missing in Best Look Video Format. Enjoy Your Free Full HD Movies! ", "The Helen Reddy story and the song that inspired a revolution", 'The Opening Act' Interviews with Jimmy O. Yang & Steve Byrne. 70. --Doug Thomas.
He is initially hostile to the freewheeling lifestyle of the couple and is annoyed that he has to intervene as he cannot understand why they were in the country in the first place but he gradually relates more closely to his daughter in law (played by Sissy Spacek) and can see her point of view. One of Jack Lemmon's best roles, and how different from “Daphne” in “Some like it hot”! This shopping feature will continue to load items when the Enter key is pressed. But they frantically trudge on together, overcoming their past differences until the painful, shattering conclusion.
Comment Report abuse. It's not because this is a horror movie. Top subscription boxes – right to your door, Extended holiday return window till Jan 31, 2021, © 1996-2020, Amazon.com, Inc. or its affiliates. Prime members enjoy FREE Delivery and exclusive access to music, movies, TV shows, original audio series, and Kindle books. Multiple Formats, Color, Dolby, NTSC, Widescreen, Jack Lemmon, Sissy Spacek, John Shea, Melanie Mayron, David Clennon, Unqualified, English (Dolby Digital 2.0 Mono), Previous page of related Sponsored Products, GREAT SUSPENSE DRAMA WITH GREAT DIRECTOR AND ACTORS, Reviewed in the United States on April 10, 2016. Against this background the couple desperately carry out their search until it reaches a tragic conclusion.
Missing is political filmmaker extraordinaire Costa-Gavras's compelling, controversial dramatization of the search for American filmmaker and journalist Charles Horman, who mysteriously disappeared during the 1973 coup in Chile. It would also be appropriate for a high level history class. They soon realise that the coup is not a purely internal matter but it had the fingerprints of the CIA all over it.
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This product uses the TMDb API but is not endorsed or certified by TMDb. The dynamo that drives the world is trade and so if it suits your interests to support a military coup in a foreign land get in there and (repeat) do it! Reviewed in the United Kingdom on November 21, 2019. We work hard to protect your security and privacy. Jack Lemmon and Sissy Spacek give magnetic, emotionally commanding performances as Charles's father and wife, who are led by U.S. embassy and consulate officials through a series of bureaucratic dead-ends before eventually uncovering the terrifying facts about Charles’s fate and disillusioning truths about their government. For the 2020 holiday season, returnable items shipped between October 1 and December 31 can be returned until January 31, 2021. To calculate the overall star rating and percentage breakdown by star, we don’t use a simple average. Costa Gavras provides a vivid, frightening and compelling fact-based reconstruction of three Americans caught up in a right wing military coup in a fictitious but very believable South American country. In order to navigate out of this carousel please use your heading shortcut key to navigate to the next or previous heading. Helpful. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on December 16, 2012. Watch Streaming Missing in Top Quality. This is an excellent film. Verified Purchase. They are led in circles, up blind alleys and are confronted with lies and false hopes from both U.S. and foreign officials. When a US Naval captain shows signs of mental instability that jeopard... Two hit men walk into a diner asking for a man called "the Swede". David. An exemplar of cinema with conscience and purpose, Reviewed in the United Kingdom on March 7, 2005. With no extras (not even a menu), the budget feel is certainly there, but the DVD does deliver a crisp widescreen presentation (along with 2.0 mono sound). Based on a true story, it presents the absolute horrors of the Pinochet dictatorship in Chile during the 1970s. Rent Missing (1982) starring Jack Lemmon and Sissy Spacek on DVD and Blu-ray. Fast, free delivery. ", "Everyone ends up in the same damned place.
The presentation and the acting are just excellent. Your favorites, all in one place. Microsoft may earn an Affiliate Commission if you purchase something through recommended links on this page.