MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 3,334 this week

One of the Missing (1969)

 -  Short | War  -  January 1969 (UK)
6.6
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.6/10 from 141 users  
Reviews: 5 user

A Southern soldier in the American Civil War is sent to reconnoiter the enemy positions and becomes trapped beneath a huge pile of rubble by Northern cannon fire. His loaded gun is left ... See full summary »

Director:

Writers:

(idea),
0Check in
0Share...

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

list image
a list of 135 titles
created 12 Nov 2012
 
a list of 3859 titles
created 16 Mar 2013
 
a list of 5925 titles
created 7 months ago
 
list image
a list of 20 titles
created 3 months ago
 
list image
a list of 786 titles
created 1 month ago
 

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: One of the Missing (1969)

One of the Missing (1969) on IMDb 6.6/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of One of the Missing.
1 win. See more awards »
Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
Stephen Edwards ...
James Clavering
Edit

Storyline

A Southern soldier in the American Civil War is sent to reconnoiter the enemy positions and becomes trapped beneath a huge pile of rubble by Northern cannon fire. His loaded gun is left pointing precariously at him and he is faced with imminent death. Written by Anonymous

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

soldier | american civil war

Genres:

Short | War

Edit

Details

Country:

Release Date:

January 1969 (UK)  »

Also Known As:

One of the Missing  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

See  »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Intensity of nature, solitude of war
17 September 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Scott's early feature reflects the aesthetic predilections of students at the Royal College of Art and other similar schools in England in the late 1960s and early 1970s--that is an intense vision of nature related to the art of the radical painters in the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood in the mid-nineteenth-century. This represented a rejection of then-dominant modernism in art. Scott's exquisitely photographed (in black and white) natural scenery relates to paintings by John Everett Millais, William Holman Hunt, and Arthur Hughes, then enjoying a renaissance of sorts. In the relation of natural innocence, poignant ruins, and war, the short anticipates Malick's "The Thin Red Line," and here can easily be seen as a reflection on the disaster that was Viet Nam in 1971. In addition, one wonders if Scott studied Winslow Homer's works in art school, for one of the most famous illustrations and paintings by the American artist who chronicled the Civil War was one of a sharpshooter in a tree, wielding a newly invented firearm that could slay at great distance--a coldly mechanized aspect of this particular war. Scott's protagonist reflects on that seemingly unfair advantage, from the position of someone who experiences the heat of battle both behind and in front of the barrel. An impressive early feature, very much of its time.


2 of 3 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
very good Brnsandoval
Can be seen from here duluman
See it here JonasDK
Discuss One of the Missing (1969) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?